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Summer of 1994: 20 Things America Was Obsessing Over 20 Years Ago | OJ Simpson Trial, Forrest Gump

Summer of 1994: 20 Things America Was Obsessing Over 20 Years Ago

Originally posted 06/20/2014 03:00PM

Close your eyes and imagine a simpler time: 20 years ago, when there were only 60 channels on cable TV and no such thing as an iPhone, or an iPad, or an iAnything. It's the summer of 1994, emojis are an unknown entity, and Butterfinger BBs are plentiful. Sheryl Crow is spinning on your walkman, and life is good.

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20 Reasons Why The Lion King Still Rules 20 Years Later | The Lion King

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UpdatePosted 06/13/2014 06:30PM

20 Reasons Why The Lion King Still Rules 20 Years Later

Originally posted 06/13/2014 02:35PM

Hey, here's something that will make you feel old! The Lion King is turning 20 on Sunday. The Disney masterpiece roared (shh, let us have that one) into theaters on June 15, 1994, where it would "Hakuna Matata" its way to becoming the second-highest-grossing film of the year, earning an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and two Grammys in the process.

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Before There Was Frozen: The Lion King Gets the Honest Trailer Treatment

Originally posted 06/13/2014 10:45AM

Name a Disney movie that features a royal heir losing his family, a song about letting go of your worries and a journey home to defeat an evil prince? Frozen may seem like the right answer, but as this video points out, The Lion King did it first.

This revelation is just one of the many harsh but humorous truths dished out during the Honest Trailers assessment of The Lion King. Looking back at the 1994 animated classic with fresh eyes, it is a little strange to realize all of these African animals have British accents, or how, in the savannah, Simba would make a meal out of Timon and Pumbaa.

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