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With career spanning over 2 decades, Britney's been in the public eye during some of the world's BIGGEST events - but if you weren't getting down to her music, what ELSE were you doing?
Britney first appeared in the public eye way back in 1994 as part of the Mickey Mouse club. (Picture: Rex Features)
1994 was also the year EVERYONE could be seen rhythmically touching their heads, shoulders and hips doing the infamous Spanish dance.
Britney's debut hit became one of the biggest songs of 1999, but there was something else in that year that was a little more distracting...
They were the MUST-HAVE toy of 1999 - and potentially one of the most irritating things in existence - so chances are you were spending a lot of time with it nibbling on your finger, speaking absolute jibberish. (Picture: PA)
In just over a year, Britters had ditched the pleated skirt and crisp white blouse for a much raunchier look. Her 2000 video for 'Oops... I Dit It Again!' was one of the musical highlights of 2000, but what ELSE was distracting you...
The original The Sims video game was released back in 2000 - and it suddenly became acceptable to stay in, make virtual copies of your friends (and frenemies), put them in a swimming pool and delete the ladder. Picture: Maxis
'Oops!' wasn't the only video proving that Britney properly grew up in 2000, 'Stronger' also solidified her as one of the best dancers in pop. We're pretty sure that her chair can defy gravity, as our attempts at recreating it lead to a broken chair leg, a scared dog and an angry mum...
If you couldn't successfully defy the laws of physics like Britney's 'Stronger' video, you COULD now challenge gravity by floating high above London - 2000 was the year the Eye opened to the public and became one of the must-do activities in the English capital.
Seriously - an ACTUAL snake was around Brit's neck during her performance of 'I'm A Slave 4 U' at the 2001 MTV VMAs. Nope. Nope nope nope!
Forget thinking Britney with a snake being brave, everyone was hooked on Jack Bauer's attempt to rescue his family on 2001's biggest new TV show.
Even though it was SLATED by critics, the movie made over $61m on just three months! But you might have been watching something else...
Forget Britney's measly $61m for 'Crossroads', you were flooding to the cinema back in 2002 to see a baby-faced Daniel Radcliffe enter the Chamber of Secrets - it made almost $900 million!
Not that we're jealous or anything, but Britney became the youngest musician ever to have a star on the infamous Hollywood Walk Of Fame. Nice! (Picture: PA Photos)
Okay, maybe not... But 2002 was the year that the Nicki Minaj singing diva entered the world. And just like Britney's record of being the youngest star inducted to the Walk Of Fame, Sophie Grace is the youngest star we've had in the Capital FM studios (probably...) (Picture: Capital)
2003 saw yet another iconic Britney moment in her musical history - the music video for 'Toxic' was one of her best, especially starring as a fierce flight attendant.
The music world changed for good in 2003, when Apple launched iTunes and you could legally download all your favourite music! Gone were the days of getting your mum to drive you to Woolworths - now you could get Britney's 'In The Zone' album without even having to put on your double-denim to leave the house.
Yeah, way back before Drake was a victim, Britney was the most famous Madonna snog victim. The incident took place at the 2003 MTV VMAs in front of a LOT of witnesses - we couldn't look away!
Ah that's better - after the horror of seeing THAT kiss, 2003 was the year we could escape with our favourite fishy friends. Come to think of it, we DID look a little bit like Dory in this picture when we saw the snog in question...
Let's be honest, most of us didn't actually know about Britney's wedding to childhood friend Jason Alexander until AFTER they'd had the marriage annulled just 55 hours later. So it's safe to say that we'd have spent most of 2004 watching something a little longer running...
We were glued to our screens in our MILLIONS every week to watch potential superstars battle it out for that all important record deal. The winner back in 2004 was Steve Brookstein - whose career lasted (just a little bit) longer than Britney's 55-hour-marriage.
Just like her ex-boyf, Britney definitely brought sexy back in 2008 - getting completely starkers in her music video for chart-topping 'Womanizer'.
It's ACTUALLY been 7 years since the first Twilight movie came out - the same years at Britney's 'Womanizer'. Maybe that was the inspiration for Bella's awkward vampire/werewolf love triangle?
The duo reworked Rihanna's fiery track 'S&M' back in 2011 - even performing it at the Billboard Music Awards - we were in AWE!
Let's be honest, going around the house singing "whips and chains excite" me probably isn't music to your mum's ears - she'll probably have sat you down to watch something a little more family friendly instead. In 2011 Kate & William's wedding was the TV highlight of the year (but in our opinion, it was all about 'S&M' at the Billboards!)
Another Britney classic that still sounds fresh today is 2013's 'Work B*tch', and has been our mantra ever since. "Wanna party in France? You better work" is actually written on the walls at Capital (okay not really...)
Life is hard - it can't all just be about partying! If you took Britney's advice back in 2013 to work, then you could have a Bugatti and a Maserati by now!