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Have you been avidly awaiting the arrival of your flying car? The Hoverboard? Instant dry clothing? If so, you might be a fan of the blockbuster film franchise “Back to the Future”. It was a hugely popular film with a great story line, that introduced us to characters and a version of the world that captured the imagination of the world.

History of Back To The Future Day

Back to the Future was a sensation, and there isn’t a person alive who has seen this movie that hasn’t avidly awaited the arrival of our hoverboards and time machines. Back to Future Day celebrates the day that the Delorean arrived in the future, October 21, 2015, at 4:29pm.

The movie recounts the adventures of Marty McFly, having used Doc Brown’s specially modified Delorean to travel back into his past. He was just escaping the Lybians that were after the plutonium that Doc Brown used to power his time travel experiment, but it led him on a series of crazy events in the distant past.

Why is this date of importance then? Because in the sequel he traveled to the future to solve some issues with his children, and Back to the Future Day takes place on the date he arrived according to the movie.

How to celebrate Back To The Future Day

Well, the simplest way to celebrate Back to the Future Day is to hit the ground running with a movie marathon. Relive the moments that captured your imagination the first time around, and laugh along with Marty McFly and Doc Brown as they try to save their future by changing their past.

You could really ramp up the event by hosting a themed party, where everyone dresses up as their favorite character from the series. Maybe even cook up some dehydrated pizza, because we all known no-one re-hydrates a pizza like you.

Even better, host an event for those who have never seen the movie, and provide 80’s themed snacks and food to share the experience you had the first time you ever saw this film. Whatever you do, don’t miss celebrating Back to the Future Day!

This once in a lifetime events only occurred this year! That is unless you happen to have a time traveling Delorean handy!

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