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Throwback Thursday with Birthday Girl Angelina Jolie

Thursday's may seem like any other day for most of us, but in the social media realm they take on a whole new meaning. Embracing the world of nostalgia and reminiscing on old memories, the public decided to use Thursday's as a day to show the world snippets of their past. Henceforth, the world of Throwback Thursday was born!

So how does TBT work exactly? It's simple really -- people choose their favorite old 'throwback' photo, post it on social media with a sweet (and often sentimental) caption, then for the final touch, add #TBT or #ThrowbackThursday.

Check out some of the best throwback photos from today!

#TBT to the day I met the #SpiceGirls in 1996. We had both just released our first singles (WannaBe/ I Want You Back) ...

Posted by Lance Bass on Thursday, June 4, 2015

Classic!! #siblings #nyc #tbt #family #love #Instazz

A post shared by Martha Victorio (@marthanvictorio) on



#tbt #sleepyhead #brooklyn #sisters #wegowayback @andybj0319 @robjames141@gbucheli13

A post shared by Swainson Brown (@swainsonbrown) on



#tbt to High School graduation. #Squad #fatbudish 🎓

A post shared by Corey Nord-Podberesky (@cnp6) on





Because it's #tbt and I miss my Grand Papa.

A post shared by Jessica Burgess (@jessica.burgess1121) on



the time when @jenadeng and I tried to throw our caps in the air. #tbt #whycbs #mbyayyy

A post shared by J E N N I E (@jl_goldstein) on



THROWBACK REMAKE!! #tbt #throwback #tbtremake #what #redo #beforeandafter #littleme

A post shared by German--Yes, That's My Name (@germanlikethelanguage) on





#tbt 3 years ago in Thailand with @francescaparrish

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