Back to the Future Day


DeLorean, remodeled similar to the "Back to the Future Part II" time machine, that runs on bioethanol fuel made from old clothes, is driven by retired Japanese professional baseball player Takeshi Yamasaki, right, as retired baseball player Masa Yamamoto smiles during a special celebration event organized by NBC Universal Entertainment Japan to mark the 30th anniversary of the sci-fi film's debut, in Tokyo Wednesday, October 21, 2015. The celebration of the so-called "Back to the Future" Day on Wednesday marks the date – October 21, 2015 – that the characters Marty McFly, Emmett "Doc" Brown and Jennifer Parker famously journeyed by the vehicle from 1985 to 2015 in the film trilogy's second installment in 1989. Unlike a trash-fueled DeLorean in the film, the car shown in the event was rebumped by its owner Michihiko Iwamoto, CEO of Japan Environmental Planning (JEPLAN) by using recycling technologies developed by his own company and actually runs on regular gas combined with several percent of bioethanol made from old clothes no longer worn. (Photo by Ayaka Aizawa/Kyodo News via AP Photo)



A DeLorean Motor Company DMC-12 with vanity plates related to the film "Back to the Future Part II" takes part in a Lyft promotion in New York, October 21, 2015. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)



A detail is pictured inside of a DeLorean Motor Company DMC-12 customized to look identical to the car used in the film "Back to the Future Part II" and that will be part of a Lyft promotion in New York, October 21, 2015. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)



A worker walks past a DeLorean Motor Company DMC-12 customized to look identical to the car used in the film "Back to the Future Part II" and that will be part of a Lyft promotion in New York, October 21, 2015. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)



Pedestrians stop to look at and photograph a DeLorean Motor Company DMC-12 customized to look identical to the car used in the film "Back to the Future Part II" and that will be part of a Lyft promotion in New York, October 21, 2015. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)



Pedestrians stop to look at and photograph a DeLorean Motor Company DMC-12 customized to look identical to the car used in the film "Back to the Future Part II" and that will be part of a Lyft promotion in New York, October 21, 2015. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)



Pedestrians stop to look at and photograph a DeLorean Motor Company DMC-12 customized to look identical to the car used in the film "Back to the Future II" in New York, October 21, 2015. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)



Pedestrians stop to look at and photograph a DeLorean Motor Company DMC-12 customized to look identical to the car used in the film "Back to the Future Part II" and that will be part of a Lyft promotion in New York, October 21, 2015. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)



Pedestrians stop to look at and photograph a DeLorean Motor Company DMC-12 customized to look identical to the car used in the film "Back to the Future Part II" and that will be part of a Lyft promotion in New York, October 21, 2015. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)



Pedestrians stop to look at and photograph a DeLorean Motor Company DMC-12 customized to look identical to the car used in the film "Back to the Future Part II" and that will be part of a Lyft promotion in New York, October 21, 2015. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)



Dom Artale parks a DeLorean Motor Company DMC-12 customized to look identical to the car used in the film "Back to the Future Part II" and that will be part of a Lyft promotion in New York, October 21, 2015. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)



Dom Artale parks a DeLorean Motor Company DMC-12 customized to look identical to the car used in the film "Back to the Future Part II" and that will be part of a Lyft promotion in New York, October 21, 2015. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)



Pedestrians stop to look at and photograph a DeLorean Motor Company DMC-12, customized to look identical to the car used in the film "Back to the Future Part II", and that will be part of a Lyft promotion, in New York October 21, 2015. Today marks the day that the movie's main character, Marty McFly, travelled to the future in the 1989 "Back to the Future" sequel. (Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters)





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