03/31/2014 10:28 am ET Updated Mar 31, 2014

7 Unsolved Mysteries Boomers Can't Forget


The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has become an obsession for cable TV news and spawned a slew of increasingly outlandish conspiracy theories on the Internet, including suggestions that it was hijacked by North Korean agents or accidentally destroyed by a secret military weapon test.

The puzzlement has a familiar feel to baby boomers. We’ve grown up in an age full of uncertainties, ambiguities and unanswered conundrums — some serious (unexplained questions about the JFK assassination) and others not so much (when played backward, does Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” actually reveal a satanic coded message?).

Here are 7 of the most inscrutable unsolved mysteries that have kept boomers up late at night.

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