Best Years to Be Born


The Top Ten

1 1948

First of all not the best year to be born because homosexuality is criminalised and Black Men and women are also oppressed by many people including America, Australia, much of Europe. This is a horrible time to live through if you are gay, or a different skin tone. - DJSchollen

Don't forget about the Communist revolutions taking place around the world. - ethanmeinster

How does one "live through" 30s blues if one is born in 1948? And what in particular is wrong with 30s blues, which ultimately gave birth to rock 'n' roll?

Live through every year of good music (well exept 30s blues and some 40s country - Brobusky

Born into the Welfare State - NHS, State Pension, Final Salary Pension, student grants, mortgage tax relief, house price inflation. World Cup '66, The Beatles, Andy Pandy, Crackerjack etc.. life was simpler. No P.C., AIDS, and missed National Service.
Now coming 70 in December with 11 years retirement wealthier and fitter(ish) than ever. Say, do and drink what I like.

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2 1989

Loved her from the outset, such a young vibrant woman who has remained an artist that when heard,... allow yourself the time to stop and listen... it's "Taylor"

Nina Dobrev, Phoebe Tonkin, such beautiful girls

The final year to say 80s baby "born in the 80s"

Not to much technologi and the japanese car scene was at its peak wish I was born then. I was born 2003

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3 2000

Probably the last fantastic year to be born (also the year I was born). Back when technology was booming, the world was pre-9/11, great songs such as Beautiful Day by U2, great shows on Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon, and great movies such as Almost Famous and Meet the Parents. - Disneykid00

It's the last millennium of the human race or is it. True story. Will we manage not to start a world war? 1000 years.

Born in the Year of the Dragon, son! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Best year to be born. You will always know your age acording last to numbers.

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4 1875

It's a old time

5 1938

Would have been young enough to avoid actually taking part in WWII or Korean war, but would have seen a fascinating period of American history.

6 2002

The year I was born! - Brobusky

A good year to be born, probably one of the last good years to be born in. You still get a 90's influence, especially if you have older siblings.

Best year for sure

Class of 2020, all the way

The year I was born in, people born in 2002 is in the class of 2020, or 2021. I feel like it’s the last year that kids were born in that can say they grew up in the 2000’s. Also grown up with things like Xbox original, Xbox 360 and flip phones.

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7 1933

No one said anything? Honestly, I don't know if this is the best year to be born. It's 2018 and Millenials are supposedly on their way out (I you take the "ends at 1994" definition). I feel old and like my time is over even if I'm at the tail end. I'm 25 and I don't know whether I'm young or old. We have Ariana Grande, I guess.

8 1955

It isn't about the year I was born, but when I reached my teens. I feel I lived through the best music but maybe everyone feels like that!

9 2004

Literally the last year of 90s influence

Literally the last year kids won't be slaves to tech all their childhood.

I was born in October of this year.

Years like 1948 and 1949...sorry, thank u, next

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10 2003

Last year that you could be born with common sense

You basically insulted me because I was born in 2004, which you said is the first year you aren't born with common sense. - allamassal

Even this year is awful, I wish I could be born in early 20th century.

Better smart phones coming out I mean come on. 2003 all the way

I was born in 2003

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The Contenders

11 1949
12 1999

This is the final year before the 21st century. Anyone born here that lives to be 101 will have lived in 3 different centuries. People born in this year also was deprived of some technologies just like everyone else in the 20th century. We grew up without phones as well and never even know what social media was until late middle school. We didn't care about our looks growing up and we just focused on having a normal childhood like everyone else.

Best time to be alive we got to experience old cartoons such as Rugrats and Doug but we was still able to have cool gadgets too without being overloaded with all the technology things now. Plus I just like the year lol

Not only are we the last of the 90's babies, but we are also one of the last generations to have a childhood without crazy amounts of technology. Now when I see 6-year-olds playing on iPads and kids in elementary school on smartphones. Not that technology is bad, I'm glad that I had a chance to experience part of my life solely on my imagination.

Also, CLASS OF 2017 unite!

My year! - Userguy44

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13 2001

I was born in 2001. I know 90s stuff. Here in India in early childhood we experience Nintendo games, VCR's, radios don't have any android phones just old nokia phone belongs to my dad. Play lot of sports in childhood

Specifically January 2001

Old enough that you know 90s stuff but not too old to not understand technology some of the smartest people in the world are born on this year

Class of 2023

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14 2005

I was born on November 28th, 2005
It was such a fun year to be born in with great television shows on nick, disney and cartoon network.

Better than most years, there were lots of shows and things to do at the same time and we weren't influenced by technology too much.

Still a good year, but this is when the world started to go downhill.

I was born that year

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15 1996

Best year of the 90s

It's just cool.

Bad boy year!

16 2006

You will have a amazing life

The very last year someone could be born with common sense.

I've had so much luck

Best year to be born
2018 in 7th grade
class of 2024

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17 2007

The first iPhone was out on this year also this is my birth year

I was born and a lot of good movies came out that were good

This was the year I was born!

Yesss bois, 2007 is the best year to be born.

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18 2016 2016 (MMXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2016th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 16th year of the 3rd millennium, the 16th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2010s decade.

Naw It's a bad year - FerrariDude64

Just because my daughter was born

I would like to have a child. But the way things are today...perhaps not. Too selfish and violent and hardly any discipline. - Britgirl

19 1997

It's the year when the person who will change the world was born.
Those who were born in 1997 are different in every single way.

20 1998


21 1969

Very cool year to be born, not only because of the last two numbers (69) but people born this time had a great teenage years in 80's just when Madonna was on the top, they were experienced but still young in 00's, my favourite decade. 2010's suck so much

I was born in 1969. In my opinion the best year to be born. I got to grow up with kiss in the 70s collect magazines of rock bands and record albums of rock bands. My teens were the mid-80s. In my early twenties were the early nineties! which in my opinion is the best ERA for music and so much more. We were not inundated with music social media and everything else that is now inundating our world and lives

Because 69 lol

The year when Jennifer Lopez and Anniston; Gwen Stefani, Mariah Carey amd Jay-Z and Ketha Zeta Jons were born. The hottest women ever existed. They were teenage girls in 80'S, 20 year old women in 90's and hot 30 year old girls in 2000's. The best years! My mum was born this year + this number 69

22 1994

This is the year because rap was going crazy.

Peace and love worldwide!

Ready to Die by The Notorious B.I.G and Illamtic by Nas dropped

23 1992

Many greats born this year... Well by many I mean me

My year!

24 1991

The final year of 90s kids after that its 90s young child, toddlers and 90s babies. 1991 8 in 1999, 1992 7 in 1999 1993 6 in 1999 1994 5 in 1999 1995 4 in 1999 1996 3 in 1999 1997 2 in 1999 1998 1 in 1999 1999 born in 1999. How much do you remember of the years of the 90s if you was born between 1992-1999? Not much. If you was young child 5-7, toddler or baby.

25 1990

The first year of the most obsessed decade, the year that everyone obsessed with can't remember either a baby/toddler/not born yet. I don't remember the year either but shut up about the 90s. I had a childhood in that decade but you don't need to be obsessed.

26 1984
27 1802

I was born so yh obviously best year
-your dad

28 1975
29 1973

1972 was a good year didn't have cell phone's all over and family enjoy getting together

1973 would be a good time to be born get to experience the early 80s onwards clearly.

30 1980

You got to live through the 90s in your teenage years

31 1995
32 1967

Hell yeah, you get to be a teen in the prime years of the 80's!

Yes! then not being slagged off.
I'm a millennial the slagged off decade.

Think about it - 13 in 1980, by 1990 you’re 23. You get to experience the 80s firsthand. Also, Sony Walkmans were just, around, which is worth a fortune nowadays. You’re in your 30s for the 2000s, 40s for the majority of 2010s, and you would’ve just turned 50 this year. 1967 is the best year

33 1349

1349 was when a pile of dirt was born


34 1 BC

It was before Jesus was born thank Billy for that.

1 because is the best!

A tale of a magicial man no he is not a God.
He is a human who was born with immortality he can survive through every decade he was born in 1 because and is still alive now.

35 2008

The best year is 2008. India and the USA was booming thanks to new products being prepared for the next year and things being sold being created years back. I don’t know why it is this low on the list.

36 1960

Born to young for Vietnam, yet able to enjoy the human interaction of playing games with friends without the distractions of smart phones and social media. All that comes later when you are older and wiser. You get the joys of pre social media/Internet age and the benefits of the post technology explosion that has been going on since the 90s. Born in 1960 gives you the experience of the old days and watching the earth transform into the technlogical explosion that we see today.

You were a teen in the 70s and a young adult in the 80s. Grew up with good music.

37 1985
38 1977

Are you kidding me People?
1977 Hands Down is the best year to have been born.
Let me state my reasons.
Grew up in the 80's (2-12) Great Toys, Cartoons, Movies, We still had our Innocence, Played Outside.
Came of Age in the 90's (12-22) Great Music, Dope Parties, Internet came out when they were 16.
2000's: (22-32): Were in their 20's during the Millennium Change & Were the among the 1st Net Entrepreneurs.
As of 2018(41): Still young enough to enjoy life!
Thank You

Lived 90s as teenager

Best year of all time! - nevarez77

Rock On

39 1986

The age to have lived with out mobile phones while able to keep up with technology.

40 1970

If you were born this year, you got all of the incredible music of the 70s, 80s, and 90s! - aviationgeek

41 2017 2017 (MMXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2017th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 17th year of the 3rd millennium, the 17th year of the 21st century, and the 8th year of the 2010s decade.

Nope, this year sucked. - Aha223

They are only babies at the moment.
They are the people who could actually see the year 3000?

42 1971
43 1000

Yeah well much with many diseases and remember there weren't ANY electronic devises in that time so yeah much fun:3

44 1976
45 1964

Badass I think

You are the last of the Boomers, yet you could also relate to Gen X.

46 1954
47 666

The year of the beast lol

48 1503
49 2014

It was such a good year! Germany won the World cup and the song Happy was released!

50 1945
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