14 of Justin Timberlake & Britney Spears' Greatest Throwback Photos

The pair had "one of the world's biggest breakups" - according to Britney Spears herself - nearly 20 years ago, but that doesn't mean we can't reminisce on some of their greatest throwbacks

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Working for the Mouse

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In 1993, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake (along with Christina Aguilera and Ryan Gosling) joined The Mickey Mouse Club, though it wouldn't be until seven years later that they'd start dating.

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Red Carpet Couple

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Justin interviewed Britney on the red carpet at the 2000 Grammys.

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Cozying Up

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Timberlake's sweater was made of boyfriend material at the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards.

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The Double Denim Seen 'Round the World

Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, backstage at the 28th annual American Music Awards
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An iconic image from an iconic couple, the pair wore these matching denim get-ups to the 2001 American Music Awards.

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Play Ball

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The pair had their nicknames for each other, Pinky and Stinky, put on the back of their basketball jerseys for the 3rd annual Challenge for the Children charity event put on by *NSYNC.

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Sparkle and Shine

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Britney rocked an oh-so-2001 slip dress while Justin wore an also of the time sparkly, pin-striped suit for a night out in Beverly Hills.

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Showing Support

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In November 2001, Justin was on hand to support his girlfriend at the release of her latest album, Britney.

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Power Couple

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The pair decided not to match at the 2002 American Music Awards, which was such a bummer.

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To a T

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Britney and Justin posed coolly at the MTV Icon Tribute to Janet Jackson.

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Super Bowl Superstars

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Britney and Justin's band *NSYNC joined Aerosmith, Nelly and Mary J. Blige at the 2001 Super Bowl halftime show.

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Live from New York!

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In February 2002, just a month before their split, the pair appeared on Saturday Night Live together.

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Premiere Date

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Justin was there to support Britney at the premiere of her 2002 movie Crossroads in Los Angeles.

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New York Minute

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He also accompanied her to the film's premiere in New York City.

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Suit and Tie

Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake
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Before announcing their split in March 2002, the pair attended the Grammys in late February.

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