We are talking about 2005 and we have 9 retro South Tyneside photos for you to enjoy.
Maybe you can recognise a familiar face in the South Shields cricket team line-up, or the winning Whiteleas Madrid side.
Perhaps you know someone on parade in the Catherine Cookson Festival.
Take a like at these Shields Gazette archive photos and then get in touch to tell us more.
5. A vintage day in Bents Park
A vintage car rally at Bents Park in 2005. Were you there?
6. A team line-up
The South Shields cricket team pictured 16 years ago. Can you spot someone you know?
7. Watchng from the roadside
The South Shields March of Witness in 2005. How many memories does this bring back?
8. Taking time to watch Tommy
Watching Tommy the Trumpeter on show 16 years ago. Are you in the picture?