Courtesy of kottke.org, the following facts:
Listening to 1982’s Michael Jackson’s Thriller in 2008 is equivalent to listening to Elvis Presley’s Blue Suede Shoes, Hound Dog, and Love Me Tender – all released in 1956.
Listening to Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit today is equivalent to playing Terry Jack’s Seasons In The Sun (1974) in 1991.
Watching Star Wars today is like watching It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) in 1977.
Watching The Godfather today is like watching Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times (1936) in 1972. Modern Times was a silent film (Chaplin’s last).
Back to the Future (1985) –> To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Die Hard (1988) –> Bullitt (1968)
Radiohead, OK Computer (1997) –> Bon Jovi, Slippery When Wet (1986)