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November 5: Marty McFly goes “Back to the Future” on this date in 1955

November 5, 2014

Today we mark that fateful fictional moment in 1955 when Dr. Emmet Lathrop Brown fell while hanging a clock in his bathroom, knocking himself unconscious but spurring the dream of a time travel device that he would build 30 years later for Marty McFly to travel back in time, turning the Twin Pines Mall into the Lone Pine Mall and making out with his own mother. Around the Internet you'll see various celebrations of "Back to the Future Day;" we note it here because without the film the DeLorean DMC may have never become the cult favorite it remains today: