So we just party like it's 1999
The first person to say, “party like it’s 1999” was likely the pop artist Prince, in his song “1999” from the album of the same name released in 1982.
This phrase was also perpetuated in the 2000’s due to the belief that the year 2000 aka Y2K would bring widespread network and system malfunctions causing serious repercussions and, as some people believed, effectively sending us back to the stoneage. Hence, people were partying pretty hard in 1999. As you can imagine, in 10 years time, people may very well be saying “party like it’s 2012” instead.
Also Pre-9/11 back in 1999 Computers Internet social Media and Terrorism didn’t exist to the point it does today life was much simpler back then we could ignore stuff and just party on.
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