If old people today are boomers, what generation were old people in the 1980s?
- jeffrey fLv 73 weeks ago
In the 1980s, old people belonged to the Lost Generation (1883-1900) or the Greatest Generation (1901-1925) or the Silent Generation (1926-1945).Source(s): wikipedia.org
- Elaine MLv 73 weeks ago
Your idea of 'old' is fairly juvenile.
Generation X isn't that old. Baby boomers aren't either.
- nevin0020Lv 43 weeks ago
- AmbistomaLv 73 weeks ago
Your premise is incorrect, since even the oldest boomer (born 1946) is only 73.
Old people in the 1980s were of what is called the Lost Generation.
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- NunyaLv 53 weeks ago
silent generation and greatest generation.
- Anonymous3 weeks ago
- Gray BoldLv 73 weeks ago
The Silent Generation is the demographic cohort following the Greatest Generation and preceding the baby boomers. Demographers and researchers use mid-to-late 1920s as starting birth years and early-to-mid 1940s as ending birth years, with 1945 a widely accepted ending birth year.
- 3 weeks ago
Just old people. The people retiring today are a result of the "Baby Boom" which occurred when millions of soldiers came home from Europe after World War Two, married and multiplied. This is why our Social Security system is in dire financial trouble.
- 3 weeks ago