What is Baby Boomer?

A baby boomer is used to describe people who were born between 1946 and 1964. This is the timespan that the US Census used to describe this group. There are others that end at 1962, 3, or 4. The boomers grew up in a time of social change and things like beatlemania, rock n roll, drugs the cuban missle crisis, Nixon resignation and the Cold War.