The Future is Now in Biography in Context

By Traci J. Cothran

“Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads!” – Doc Brown

It’s hard to believe the firstBack to the Futuremovie – starring Michael J. Fox – was released thirty years ago – 30 YEARS AGO! It may also surprise you to note that the “future” date visited via the time-traveling DeLorean in the movie is October 21, 2015 … which puts us officially in The Future.

Our editors onBiography in Contextuncovered this fast fact recently, and currently feature Michael J. Fox (a.k.a. Marty McFly or Calvin) on the home page. We recently launched a newhotspotterfeature inBiography in Contextallowing users to hover on the pulsing circles on the picture to explore more facts about the subject (in this case, Parkinson’s Disease).

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