Originally Posted by Zunaid
A little erudition is of the order - many computer systems computes time deltas from a January 1, 1970 start date. For example Un*x epoch time %s displays time in seconds since 1970-01-01. Rather than enforcing users to chose a particular date or allow for no dates, lazy programmers will often pre-fill a date field with the deafult start date.
Hence we have so many 40 year olds celebrating their Birthday tomorrow.
Huuhh...Maane Uncle dada? I will be 40 next year, but that's true! Whoa!