Generation X facts for kids
Generation X, commonly abbreviated to Gen X, is the generation born after the Western Post–World War II baby boom. Commentators use beginning birth dates from the early 1960s to the early 1980s.
Many sources mention that Generation X are born between the years 1965 and 1982.
Examples of Gen Xers are Chris Pratt, Billy Corgan, Ben Stiller, Scott Weiland, Will Smith, Adam Sandler, Orlando Bloom, Kurt Cobain, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes, Brooke Shields, Sarah Jessica Parker, Britney Spears and Isla Fisher.
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This illustration shows several cultural touchstones for Generation X: singer Michael Jackson, who dominated pop charts in the 1980s; alien characters from the popular arcade video game Space Invaders; and a videocassette, which revolutionized home entertainment by enabling TV viewers to record shows and watch prerecorded movies at home.
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