The year was 1999. "Friends" was must-see TV, nobody knew for sure if we’d make it past Y2K, and a new awards show aired for the first time: the Teen Choice Awards. With prizes decided by a popular youth vote, it set the tone for all sorts of 21st century pop spectacles, including "American Idol" and all its imitators. Here, ahead of the 2018 Teen Choice Awards, which air Sunday, August 12, photos from the original 1999 show, in Santa Monica, California. (Pictured: Jennifer Love Hewitt, voted 1999's Choice Movie Actress, with Verne Troyer, of "Austin Powers.")Steve Granitz/WireImage CLASSIC KELSO Ron Galella/WireImage TEARIN' UP OUR HEARTS
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