Back to the Future is Back to the Present

So what all happened on October 21, 2015, the day in the future Marty McFly came to the future.

Book quote from Back to the Future

A preview roundup of products coming out in honor of the day:
http://www.thespectrum.com/story/is-my-geek-showing/2015/10/11/celebrate-back-future-ii-your-fellow-geeks/73469402/

And also:
http://fortune.com/2015/10/21/back-future-day-brands-twitter

Or see it in chart form:
https://twitter.com/fifteendesign/status/656847259825479680

Or in another chart form (scroll down):
http://www.vox.com/2015/10/21/9581539/back-to-the-future-day-2015-predictions-hoax

Or check with Scientific American:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-future-is-now-again-for-back-to-the-future-part-ii/

One of the future things Marty sees is the Cubs wining the pennant. They aren’t playing Miami, but the Cubs are in the World Series this year. Will they pull it off or has someone (or a goat) messed with the timeline?
https://twitter.com/NBCSports/status/656668999254568960

Watch the Jaws 19 trailer:
https://twitter.com/universaluk/status/656826532132880384

Lexus Hoverboard is Here
http://www.lexus-int.com/amazinginmotion/slide/

You can buy the USA Today!
http://www.cnet.com/news/usa-today-to-release-back-to-the-future-paper-on-newsstands/

Google leaks plan for flying car:
http://services.google.com/fh/files/blogs/project_flux.pdf
Read the story behind the story:
http://www.theverge.com/2015/10/21/9582752/google-back-to-the-future-goofs

Toyota goes Back to the Future

What Back To the Future got right:
http://qz.com/320563/what-back-to-the-future-ii-got-right-about-tech-in-2015/

Paypal’s Payments of the Future
https://www.paypal.com/stories/us/great-scott-back-to-the-future-predicted-the-future-of-payment

For a brief time add a flux capacitor:
http://shop.ford.com/build/fiesta/#/config/Config[|Ford|Fiesta|2016|1|1.|300A.P4C..UX…SDN.~YZKAA.TAT.FLU.]

Ford

Why the brands used in the film were picked:
http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/mustang-instead-delorean-swatch-hoverboards-back-futures-rejected-brand-tie-ins-167688

Catch up with the cast
http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2015/10/20/where-are-they-now-back-to-the-future-lea-thompson/74211950/?hootPostID=cc74f9bca7bc330808e59f9ccba8a137

Cast Reunites
http://www.tmz.com/2015/10/21/back-to-the-future-cast-reunites

Save the Clock Tower
https://twitter.com/Jem8472/status/656843278906695680

Finally, “Your future is whatever you make it, so make it a good one.”
https://twitter.com/LlAMKAY/status/656820155461275648/photo/1

UPDATE: Chuck Berry recalls phone call
http://www.theonion.com/article/chuck-berry-remembers-call-from-cousin-about-white-6110

Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on FacebookTwitterGoogle+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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