Also, the name of a punk band I think.
Generally, for those who survived being spoiled rotten or beaten by their parents, they became happy, outgoing, and very innovative. For those who had to fight their way out they became leaders, innovators, and strong willed.
Criticized for being slackers but surviving the boomer generation would take the energy and initiative out of anybody.
Joaquin Phoenix, Kurt Cobain, Marc Andreessen,
2) The generation that finally reintroduced good music after the horror of the late 1980s.
Boomer cousin: You're so Generation-X. Why don't you listen to my James Taylor CDs?
Me: I'm already bored.
The starting point of 1965 is chosen by virtue of its status of the first year of the drop-off from the baby booming pattern that had long been running prior to it.