In celebration of our 10th birthday, we thought we would take a look back at what the world was like when we opened our doors in 2006.
Ready for a trip down memory lane? Here we go:
- The average cost of a gallon of gas in the United States: $2.58
- Oklahoma City University was the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball runner-up
- Daniel Powter’s “Bad Day” was the biggest song of the year. Bet you can’t get that one out of your head now…
- Barack Obama and Slipknot both won Grammys
- Jack Dorsey, Twitter co-founder, sent the first-ever Tweet. (psst…we’ve sent lots of Tweets since then…follow us!)
- The world said goodbye to the “Crocodile Hunter,” Steve Irwin, after an encounter with a stingray while filming a documentary
- Taylor Hicks was announced the winner of American Idol’s fifth season
- Tiger Woods earns more than $10 million over eight PGA Tour wins, including two major championship titles
- The St. Louis Cardinals win their 10th World Series in franchise history
- Jennifer Berry from Davenport, OK was crowned Miss America
- Google purchased YouTube for $1.65 billion
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest was the biggest movie of the year, grossing more than $400 million at the box office
- Skateboarding and snowboarding sensation, Shaun White barreled into the Winter Olympics for the first time, making a name for himself
- Microsoft released the Zune and iPods looked like this:
And the iPhone…
…didn’t even exist yet.
Yeah, we’re happy it’s 2016, too.