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Baby Boomer’s Recognition Day

August 17, 2022

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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on day 17 of August, repeating indefinitely

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When:
August 17

(Date used to be June 21 from 2011-2016)

Where:
Everywhere

First occurrence:
2011

Boomer is short for “baby-boomer” which is the generation born after life and economy recovered again after WW2.
This is roughly everyone born from 1946-1965.
A time where hope for the future became bright again, while on the other hand rebelling youth subcultures became increasingly politically aware.
A trend that would only increase in the following generations.
As with many generation names. “boomer” is not a simple label you can stick on anyone who was born in this years.
The generation names are mostly about the time spirit.
This was the spirit of people rebuilding society and economy and people who questioned if everything that was built was going the right way.
A question with many facets and a time that would initiate many changes…

#BabyBoomersRecognitionDay

 

Sources:

  • http://www.boomerslife.org/baby_boomers_recognition_day.htm

 

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