“What A Strange Trip It Has Been” is an excellent graphic in the Washington Post . It chronicles major events that took place from 1935 with an accent on the Baby Boomer-the first having been born in 1946.

It covers what would be a nostalgic trip over the years starting with President Roosevelt signing the Social Security Act in 1935 providing retirement income for workers. It ends with the projection that in 2020, the US will have more than 54 million people above the age of 65 – about 16 % of the population.

I particularly liked the event chosen for 2006: ” Paul McCartney catches up with his tune: When I am 64″ !

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