Throwback Thursday: Apple’s Macintosh Turns 30

By  //  January 23, 2014

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commercial debuted during Superbowl XVIII

ABOVE VIDEO: This commercial introduced the Apple Macintosh computer, which pays tribute to George Orwell’s “1984.″ The commercial debuted during Superbowl XVIII, as fans watched the Raiders defeat the Redskins.

This week marks the 30th anniversary of Apple’s unveiling of its alternative to the IBM personal computer: Macintosh.

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An Original Macintosh Development Team Photo. (Mac30th.com image)

Apple’s commercial, which pays tribute to George Orwell’s “1984,”  debuted during Superbowl XVIII  as fans watched the Raiders defeat the Redskins. During the three decades since the commercial debuted, CEO Steve Jobs’ remarkable vision and passion propelled Apple to revolutionize the home computer experience and  emerged as one of America’s leading technological companies.

Do you recall the commercial? Share your memories by leaving a comment below.


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