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The 2060s decade will begin on January 1, 2060 and will end on December 31, 2069.

Time capsules[edit]

  • September 1, 2061 - A time capsule at ST. Gabriel School in Biggar, Saskatchewan, Canada is scheduled to be opened for its 150th anniversary of its school division (Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools). It was sealed on September 11, 2011 (was not buried.) .
  • The Helium Centennial Time Columns Monument is expected to be opened 100 years after it was locked in 1968.

Predictions[edit]

2060[edit]

2061[edit]

2065[edit]

  • November 11 – Transit of Mercury
  • November 22 12:45 UTC—Venus will occult Jupiter. It will be very difficult to observe from Earth, because the elongation of Venus and Jupiter from the Sun at this time will be only 7 degrees. This event will be the first occultation of a planet by another since January 3, 1818; however the next will occur less than two years later, on July 15, 2067.

2066[edit]

  • The UK is projected to have at least half a million people aged over 100.[3]

2067[edit]

  • February 15 – Assuming no further extensions to the term of copyrights become law in the interim, all sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972 will enter the public domain in the U.S.[4]
  • July 15 – 11:56 UTC—Mercury will occult Neptune. This rare event will be very difficult to observe from Earth.
  • October – A METI message Cosmic Call 1 sent from the 70-meter Eupatoria Planetary Radar arrives at its destination, HD 178428 star.

2068[edit]

  • The Helium Centennial Time Columns Monument is expected to be opened 100 years after the time capsule was locked in 1968.
  • According to futurist David Passig, there will be an undersea city by 2068.

2069[edit]

Metaphysical speculation[edit]

2060[edit]

  • Isaac Newton predicted that the world, according to his interpretation of the Bible, would end no sooner than 2060.[5][6]

2062[edit]

Fictional references[edit]

2060[edit]

  • In The Planet of Doubt, the Young expedition explores Uranus.
  • The storyline of the anime The Wonderful Galaxy of Oz is set in the year 2060.
  • On September 14, according to Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, the United Nations Starship Unity launches from the remnants of Earth to the Alpha Centauri System and the planet Chiron.
  • BE, a concept album by Swedish progressive metal band Pain of Salvation, tells that in this year the human population will be reduced to only 1.2 million.

2061[edit]

2062[edit]

2063[edit]

  • In Star Trek chronology, the starship USS Enterprise accidentally travels a little over 300 years into the past to April 4th, 2063, while in pursuit of the Borg Queen spaceship. The crew of the Enterprise visit the US state of Montana on Earth to witness the historical events of the next day on April 5.
  • In Star Trek chronology, Zefram Cochrane makes Earth's first warp speed flight on April 5. That night, Vulcan scientists, having discovered the warp signature from Cochrane's ship, make first contact with Earth. Most of the film Star Trek: First Contact is set in 2063 and the 2370s.
  • The events of the CD-i video game Burn:Cycle take place on July 25, 2063. Sol cutter a Data thief using a kind of Neural interface, Brain–computer interface gets infected with a Computer virus that that will kill him in 2 hours unless the game player can prevent it. Not much is known about Sol cutters world but they have flying cars that use cold fusion technology. They also have orbital colonies for Space tourists.
  • In Space: Above and Beyond chronology, interstellar Chig war begins following the destruction of the Earth Vesta and Tellus colonies in 2063.
  • In the Futurama episode "Crimes of the Hot", scientists began to drop a massive sized block of ice in the ocean to combat global warming every now and then until 3002, when Earth's orbit was moved, thus cooling the atmosphere dramatically.

2064[edit]

2065[edit]

2066[edit]

2067[edit]

  • In The Simpsons episode, "The Boys of Bummer", the ending is set in 2067, sixty years after the episode was first broadcast in 2007. A 70-year old Milhouse nearly lets it slip to a 70-year old Bart that the game was faked to make up for his lack of talent. The ghosts of Homer and Marge watch Bart taunt Milhouse, and Homer attempts to talk Marge in to having ghost sex with him, only for Marge to tell him that "ghost sex is nothing."
  • Friendship One will be launched (Star Trek: Voyager)

2068[edit]

2069[edit]

  • In Nebulous, Professor Nebulous accidentally destroyed the Isle of Wight on May 15, when he tried to move it 10 kilometers to the left in order to give it more sun.
  • The Half-Life 2 mod "Dystopia" takes place in 2069.
  • In the Torchwood audio play Asylum, Freda was born in the year 2069.
  • In "Mass Effect" the Luna colony was established in 2069.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News Highlights | Media Centre | World Future Energy Summit 2014 | 20 - 22 January 2014 | Abu Dhabi". 
  2. ^ "Moon mine 'could start in 50 years'". BBC News. January 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Young people 'more likely to reach 100 years old'". BBC News. August 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States, 1 January 2011". Cornell Law School. Retrieved September 15, 2011. 
  5. ^ The General Scholium
  6. ^ "Newton set 2060 for end of world". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on October 20, 2007. 
  7. ^ Rudhyar, Dane Astrological Timing: The Transition to the New Age New York: 1972 Harper & Row
  8. ^ "Galilei Donna, Samurai Flamenco Anime's TV Ad Posted". Anime News Network. 2013-09-05. Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  9. ^ Scott, Ridley (06/08/2012). "Prometheus; the Motion Picture" (Webpage). Project Prometheus. Twentieth Century Fox©. pp. KOI–723.06: Kareti. Archived from the original on 06/08/2012. Retrieved 21 October 2012.