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21st May '17 10:43:28 AM nombretomado
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** Beth Lestrade and her father, Michael, are big history buffs, especially regarding VictorianBritain. Justified in that they're descended from the original InspectorLestrade.

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** Beth Lestrade and her father, Michael, are big history buffs, especially regarding VictorianBritain.UsefulNotes/VictorianBritain. Justified in that they're descended from the original InspectorLestrade.
16th May '17 9:26:52 AM nombretomado
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* Creator/AleksandrSolzhenitsyn: This author had strong romantic passion to TsaristRussia, a time period he never experienced personally (he was born in 1918, a year after the Russian Revolution).

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* Creator/AleksandrSolzhenitsyn: This author had strong romantic passion to TsaristRussia, UsefulNotes/TsaristRussia, a time period he never experienced personally (he was born in 1918, a year after the Russian Revolution).
13th May '17 12:31:35 PM nombretomado
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* Sketch comedy show ''Radio/SonOfCliche'' used a wrong century gag about MargaretThatcher.

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* Sketch comedy show ''Radio/SonOfCliche'' used a wrong century gag about MargaretThatcher.UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher.
10th Apr '17 4:09:20 PM nombretomado
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* SelenaGomez is a big fan of 1940's fashion and even explicedtly tweeted she genuinely feel like she was born in the wrong decade.

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* SelenaGomez Music/SelenaGomez is a big fan of 1940's fashion and even explicedtly tweeted she genuinely feel like she was born in the wrong decade.
31st Mar '17 1:14:40 AM LinTaylor
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** The [[ComicBook/BackToTheFuture IDW comic book]] says the same of Doc's wife Clara, an intelligent, strong-willed woman who loves ScienceFiction but was born in the [=1800s=]. As shown in the movie, this ends up becoming the common bond that leads to their falling in love.
15th Mar '17 8:16:52 AM PehesIII
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* In ''The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet'', the eponymous narrator states that his own father is a perfect Cow-Boy, born a dozen decades too late.
8th Mar '17 5:11:48 PM kquinn0830
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* ''Series/TheSopranos'': Tony and his friends are well aware that the mob's heyday is long over with, but they have a hard time coming to terms with it. Especially with the fact that modern technology and science continues to make ruining protection rackets and committing crimes without getting caught more and more difficult.
7th Mar '17 5:14:45 PM FF32
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* ''VideoGame/{{Bully}}'':
** [[DeanBitterman Dr. Crabblesnitch]] runs the school as if it were still the 1950's, wearing [[OutdatedOutfit clothing suitable for the era]] and taking a [[SchoolBullyingIsHarmless laissez-faire view on bullying]].
** [[BarbaricBully Russel Northrop]]'s idle chatter has him claim that he would be a "barbarian king" thousands of years ago.
26th Feb '17 11:37:33 AM Titus88
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* Mentioned in the Music/VelvetUnderground song "Heroin"
--> I wish that I was born a thousand years ago
--> I wish that I'd sailed the darkened seas
--> On a great big clipper ship
--> Going from this land here to that
--> On a sailor's suit and cap
17th Feb '17 5:29:52 AM WoodyAlien3rd
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* ''Manga/VinlandSaga'', set at the time of Vikings, briefly features a character that still lives as if the Roman Empire never ended.


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* In ''VideoGame/DandyDungeon'', Masamune, the second son of the BigBad Amanokiji, dresses and acts like a {{samurai}} from Feudal Japan. He's in charge of the weapon branch of his father's MegaCorp. Appropriately, his dungeon is full of samurai-themed enemies.
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