The TV series Batman, starring Adam West, ran for three seasons, from 1966 to 1968. Each episode concluded with unanswered questions.
The first pager system was used by the Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn. Although associated with drug dealers, by the 1990s beepers became popular among teenagers, who developed elaborate codes based on numerical displays.
Michael Jordan began playing for the Chicago Bulls in 1984. During the first several years of his career, one could see him play at Chicago Stadium for as little as three dollars and fifty cents.
Rolling Stones fans are legendary: some dedicate their lives to transcribing guitar solos from fifty year old live concerts, others to chasing down grandfatherly idols for an autograph.
Toys made of plastic were rare before World War II. Their late twentieth century ubiquity came to symbolize the excess of consumer society.