Pink House Team
Keller Williams Realty
A mere 14 years ago the world was in a panic. At midnight Cinderella was going to turn into a pumpkin and we weren't ready for it
The problem stemmed from the fact that all computers and programming were based on a two digit year. So for 1999, computers recognized it as "99". The worry was that at midnight computers wouldn't know what the date was, programmed to think it was 1900 instead of 2000, and as a result every computer would crash and all data would be lost. It was predicted that every modern convenience like electricity would be lost and we would be living in "00".
A bigger concern for most was that online investments would vanish. Banks would lose all account information and any information stored online would be lost.
My husband loves to sing. For several years prior to 1999 we spent New Year's Eve with some seniors and provided entertainment while they danced the nigh…