Thursday, July 10, 2014

Incorrect Predictions About the Future

From a December 14, 1959 article in Time Magazine:
"I'd be a fool," said Corporal Elvis Presley last week, "not to pay some attention to it." The "it" he referred to was the word, which had filtered through to West Germany, that rock 'n' roll is suffering a disastrous decline. Newly sobered by the payola scandal, the nation's top jocks were acknowledging what everybody has suspected for some time—that their teen-age audience has begun to walk out on them...