Re: Jesus, I remember the 2002 version being discussed on here like it was…
Yeah, it happened just as I started college, so that year would have been a big break from my life up to that point anyway, but it never felt like there was a short period of change comparable to 1966-1969. Not having lived through the '60s, it's always been hard to wrap my mind around the fact that the psychedelic/hippie era was so short, when I compare it to any comparable stretch of my life. 9/11 had a massive impact but it didn't "stretch time" the way the memory of the mid 60s through early 70s feel stretched.
If we're talking about pop-culture, alot of the 22 year olds I knew in 2004 still listened to alot of early-mid 90s grunge/alternative/mainstreem metal and rap that they grew up with. If I saw a movie about college students set in 1974 and everyone was listening to early British invasion music I would think it was off.