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"life begins at 40"

Posted by Lewis on June 18, 2004

In Reply to: "Life begins at 40" posted by Philip Belove on June 18, 2004

: HI. Thanks for your help.
: I'm developing a thesis that midlife and midlife crises and the idea of a rich and meaningful middle years (35 to 60) really emerged in the U.S. only in the last 50 years. The 1900 census only considered peole in the age range 19-44!

: so I am looking for when the phrase "life begins at 40" entered the culture. It seems to be a common cliche today. But when did peopel start saying it? Any help on this one?
: Thanks again
: Please write me directly.
: Philip Belove.

I think they started in January 2003 in preparation for November that year. At least that's what I noticed.