THIS IS WHAT THE MTV MOVIE AWARDS RED CARPET LOOKED LIKE 20 YEARS AGO

Written by: ERIKA HARWOOD, MTV.com

The ’90s were truly a wild ride, and one that we can’t seem to let go of. From the pop culture moments to the iconic style, we’re constantly trying to relive and and recreate the moments of everyone’s favorite decade. With the 2016 MTV Movie Awards right around the corner, it seems like the appropriate time to take a look back on what it was like on the red carpet 20 years ago, in 1996. As you can imagine, it’s nothing short of incredible. Please, join me in revisiting some severely underrated moments in Movie Awards history.

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Singer Whitney Houston attends the Fifth Annual MTV Movie Awards on June 8, 1996 at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

Whitney blessed the Movie Awards stage with her presence andtalent by performing “Why Does It Hurt So Bad” from “Waiting to Exhale”.

ELLEN DEGENERES

Ellen DeGeneres during 1996 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

On her way to steal your outfit.

ANTHONY KIEDIS

Anthony Kiedis (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)

Before all of members of Red Hot Chili Peppers became card-holding dads.

JAMIE LEE CURTIS

Jamie Lee Curtis (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)

This was well before Jamie Lee decided to give Lindsay Lohan and Activia any of her time.

NATALIE PORTMAN

Actress Natalie Portman attends the Fifth Annual MTV Movie Awards on June 8, 1996 at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

Natalie Portman was 15 here. 15.

CINDY CRAWFORD AND WILLIAM BALDWIN

American supermodel Cindy Crawford poses with actor William Baldwin at the 1996 MTV Movie Awards. The two starred together in the 1995 thriller 'Fair Game'. (Photo by Darlene Hammond/Getty Images)

Because the ’90s were weird, Cindy Crawford and one of the Baldwins who isn’t Alec starred in an action movie together, because might as well.

KEVIN SPACEY

Kevin Spacey during 1996 MTV Movie Awards at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)

Before he was your favorite TV villain on House of Cards, he was your dad’s (and America’s) favorite movie villain in Seven.

CLAIRE DANES

Claire Danes during 1996 MTV Movie Awards at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California, United States. (Photo by Ke.Mazur/WireImage)

Baby Claire Danes in a baby crop top.

CHRIS FARLEY AND DAVID SPADE

David Spade and Chris Farley during 1996 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

G ? O ? A ? T ?

BRANDY

Brandy during 1996 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

Yes, it was once appropriate to attend a red carpet in a silk blouse and trousers.

ALICIA SILVERSTONE

Actress Alicia Silverstone attends the Fifth Annual MTV Movie Awards on June 8, 1996 at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

Of course queen of ’90s cinema Alicia Silverstone was in attendance.

WHOOPI GOLDBERG, SHAQUILLE O’NEAL AND LAURYN HILL

Whoopi Goldberg, Shaquille O'Neal and Lauryn Hill during 1996 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

Print this out. Frame it. Gift it to your loved ones.

BOB BARKER AND ADAM SANDLER

Bob Barker and Adam Sandler attend Fifth Annual MTV Movie Awards on June 8, 1996 at Disney Studios in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

1996 in a nutshell, I guess.