Dates In History


1979 [Detail]
 1979 Xerox Diablo 3000 Computer
 1st January Microsoft moves from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Bellevue, Washington
 11th January ICL chairman Tom Hudson to retire [News Article] - Computer Weekly 635
 18th January Union concerned over VDUs [News Article] - Computer Weekly 636
 18th January Association for women [News Article] - Computer Weekly 636
 18th January Service business up 26% [News Article] - Computer Weekly 636
 1st February First Japanese mainframe in UK [News Article] - Computer Weekly 638
 1st February Two new versions of Pet announced [News Article] - Computer Weekly 638
 8th February 'Half-price' terminal for supermarkets [News Article] - Computer Weekly 639
 8th February 18,240 Megabytes of disc storage possible [News Article] - Computer Weekly 639
 8th February 2,000 reward for stolen micro system [News Article] - Computer Weekly 639
 1st March What Scotland Yard holds on intelligence system [News Article] - Computer Weekly 642
 15th March 8086 'based on simple CPU' with control chips [News Article] - Computer Weekly 644
 22nd March 50,000 orders [News Article] - Computer Weekly 645
 22nd March End-user language for PDP-11 [News Article] - Computer Weekly 645
 22nd March Scicon man made FRS [News Article] - Computer Weekly 645
 April 1979 Acorn System 1 Launched
 11th May VisiCalc introduced
 June 1979 Apple II+ Launched

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