Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! Do you remember where you were 20 years ago today, as we entered the new millennium and the world was coming down from the Y2K scare? Looking back, it can be fun to joke about, but for many, it was a terrifying ordeal. For a flashback, a reminder of what exactly Y2K was, and how serious the world took it, have a look at some of these videos:
A few years ago, National Geographic put together a 2-minute video summarizing the crisis:
Where as the New York Times had a bit of a longer, but still digestible, documentary:
Fortunately, with all that scariness, this Y2K Survival Kit was available for only $50!
And for those who needed more information to prepare, Leonard Nimoy starred in this hour-long Y2K Family Survival Guide: