15 Predictions That Prove Pop Culture Can See the Future
Pop culture has always been a source of entertainment, but it can also be surprisingly prophetic. From Star Trek to House of Cards, the creators behind these works have managed to accurately predict some major events and technological advancements that would come true in our future.
This list looks at 15 predictions from pop culture sources that came true - sometimes eerily so! We’ll explore how Back To The Future Part II predicted video calls and devices instead of cash; Entourage’s Aquaman movie starring Vinny Chase (and Mandy Moore); Arrested Development predicting Donald Trump’s wall; Christopher Reeve researching spinal cord trauma for his last film Above Suspicion before his accident; Quadrotriticale grain used as an agrarian colony on Star Trek ("The Trouble with Tribbles"); Spooks’ writers correctly predicting real-life events like 7/7 bombings or global financial crisis years ahead their time; Super Mario Bros.’ dramatic battle destroying World Trade Center towers long before 9/11 happened... And many more examples showing us just how powerful pop culture is when it comes to seeing into the future!