Things That Turn 35 This Year

It’s time for one of those lists that serve no purpose other than to make you feel old. found 40 things that turn 35 this year.  For you non-math majors, that means things that came into this world in 1985.


Here are some of the highlights:


1.  “Back to the Future”

2.  New Coke

3.  “We Are the World”, Live Aid, and Farm Aid

4.  “Wrestlemania 1”

5.  Pictionary

6.  The discovery of the Titanic wreckage

7.  The worst song of all time, Starship’s “We Built This City”

8.  Guns N’ Roses

9.  The Nintendo Entertainment System and “Super Mario Brothers”

10.  “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?”

11.  Blockbuster Video

12.  “Calvin & Hobbes”

13.  Microsoft Windows 1.0

14.  The first dot-com domain

15.  “The Breakfast Club”“St. Elmo’s Fire”, and the Brat Pack

16.  “The Goonies” and “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure”

17.  Celebrities Keira KnightleyReggie BushLana Del ReyAnna KendrickBruno MarsMichael PhelpsAmanda Seyfried, and Cristiano Ronaldo

18.  “The Golden Girls” and “Thundercats”

19.  Elmo

20.  David Letterman’s Top 10 List

(There’s more.  Check out for the rest of the list.)