Penn State football coach Joe Paterno turned 83 Monday, which can only mean one thing: the best is yet to come.
After all, consider the Golden Years accomplishments of the following individuals:
84: Betty White kills at Comedy Central's roast of William Shatner.
83: Hugh Hefner continues to be Hugh Hefner. 'Nuff said.
85: Former President George H.W. Bush has a Naval aircraft carrier named after him.
86: Katherine Pelton swims the 200-meter butterfly in 3 minutes, 1.14 seconds, beating the men's world record for the 85-to-89 age group by over 20 seconds.
87: Francis Peyton Rous becomes the oldest Nobel Prize laureate.
88: Claude Pepper becomes oldest man elected to the U.S. House of Representatives; also, Michelangelo creates architectural plans for the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli.
89: John Paul Stevens continues to serve as Supreme Court justice; at tender age of 85, filled in as Chief Justice before swearing-in of John Roberts.
91: Hulda Crooks climbs Mount Whitney.
90: Pete Seeger performs closing song at Obama inaugural concert.
92: Kirk Douglas performs one-man autobiographical stage show.
93: Strom Thurmond wins reelection to the U.S. Senate.
94: Wealthy banker/family patriarch David Rockefeller Sr. maintains one of world's largest beetle collections.
95: Jack LaLanne whips Vince Vaughn into shape on "The Tonight Show."
99: Teiichi Igarashi climbs Mount Fuji.
100: Brett Favre refuses to come out of game for London Jaguars despite diagnosis of advanced osteoporosis. (Projected).