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Old 08-22-2018, 09:58 PM
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Originally Posted by idoneus1957 View Post
At the end of every century, there is an argument over what year ends the century. One side argues that it is the year ending in one, because the first a.d. year was the Year One (there is no Year Zero) and adding a hundred to that makes a hundred and one.

So if a decade is ten years, you might argue that a movie made in 1980 is 70s movie.

Just a thought.
Very true. I remember growing up it took me awhile to get "the 16th Century" was 1501 to 1600. It just seemed easier to me to have it be 1600-1699, but it's not. (And so on... the 20th Century is 1/1/1901 - 12/31/2000.)

So if you follow that "XXth Century" format, the "80th Decade" would be 81-90.

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