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Scarily Accurate Predictions 1960s Kids Made About the Future

1966 kids envision life in the year 2000

A group of schoolgirls pose in their classroom.
Christmas Eve, 1966. Photo: Mercedes Mora, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

One day I was hanging out down the YouTube rabbit hole and I found a fascinating clip from the BBC archives featuring children in 1966 predicting what life would be like in the year 2000.

The kids looked to be about 12 to 14 years old, the same age my parents were in…

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Nichola Scurry

Nichola Scurry

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Australian living in Barcelona, writing mostly about popular culture with a twist of quirky. If you like my writing, I like coffee. ko-fi.com/nicscurry