I recall reading a fun thread elsewhere on this premise but I can’t track it down to give due credit. Anyway it was basically a run down of the history of the world from science-fiction books and movies as if it was all true with each person adding to and expanding the list.
Thought it might be fun to give it a try here, material doesn’t have to come from movies or science-fiction only but that was the best title I could think of.
I’ll start off
1994 - (Independence Day) Aliens invade (again) destroying most of the worlds major cities, they’re beaten off by a plucky pilot and a nerd with a Macintosh. Humanity rebuilds just in time for…
1997 - (Terminator) Skynet launches all out thermonuclear war on humanity, destroying whats left of the planets infrastructure, the war between the humans and the machines has begun.
You get the idea