The Indian Premier League made its debut in 2008. A lot of things existed and a lot of them didn't.

Here's a list of those things that might make you feel very old.

iPhone 1 was one year old.

The first iPhone was launched on 29th June 2007.

Source: The Financial Express

3 Idiots

3 Idiots was released on 25th December 2009.


Instagram was launched in October 2010.

Source: Beautiful Bag


In 2008, India was one of the countries that used Orkut the most.

Source: TNW


Skype was the only video-calling service/app.

Source: TNW

Game of Thrones

Our favourite TV show Game of Thrones didn't exist back in 2008.

Source: Express

Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh was still in his first term of office.

Source: Livemint

Vijay Mallaya

Vijay Mallaya not only lived in India but also owned his own IPL team.

Source: India Today


Nano was launched in January 2008.

Source: Quikr

Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi

People were still watching Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi in 2008 which was also its last running year.

Source: IMDb

Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone

DeepVeer didn't exist and Ranbir and Deepika were still a thing.

Source: The Indian Express

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli made his ODI debut in August 2008.

Source: Deccan Chronicle

Windows 7

Windows 7 was launched in June 2009.

Source: Amazon


No one in India had even heard of Netflix.

Source: DBPOST


WhatsApp was launched in the year 2009.

Source: WhatsApp Brand

Digital Cameras

People were still using digital cameras back in 2008.

Source: ePHOTOzine


The world didn't know about this amazing phenomenon called 'selfie'.

Source: DxOMark

Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lalu Prasad Yadav was still the Railway Minister of India.

Source: Times Now News

Bill Gates

Bill Gates was the richest man in the world.

Source: Pambazuka

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt hadn't broken his world record of 9,58 seconds yet which happened a year later in 2009.

Source: The Independent


Flipkart was still selling books back in 2008.

Source: Supermarket News

Burj Khalifa

The Burj Khalifa didn't exist back then.

Source: Book Mundi


India did not have Starbucks.

Source: Boropark24


Spotify was launched in 2008.

Source: Variety

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor was just one film old.

Source: Deccan Chronicle

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt was just 15 years old and still in school.

Source: India Today


Snapchat was launched in 2011.

Source: Phys

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson was still alive.

Source: BBC


Pluto was still a planet.

Source: Techly


ScoopWhoop didn't exist back in 2008. It was launched in the year 2013.

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