Macintosh, Happy Birthday!
Monday, January 24, 2011 at 09:59AM
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The first Macintosh computer was unveiled by Steve Jobs before a roaring crowd of 3,000 Apple fans on this day twenty-seven years ago.

 

Here is a clip of that momentous occasion:

 

 

And here is the infamous ad that changed everything for Apple fans:

 

Edit: Here is a 20 page photospread that ran in the May, 1984 edition of Newsweek to show off what differentiated the Macintosh from other personal computers of the day.

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