Things are tough right now ...

They're tough for everyone :( But when coronavirus hit here in the UK, the museum had to close its doors to the public, and we lost practically all our income overnight.

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Dates In History


1989 [Detail]
 1989 Tim Berners-Lee toyed with the idea of web pages and hyperlinks
 January 1989 Apple introduces the Macintosh SE/30
 March 1989 Konix Console Piece [News Article] - ZZap! 64 - April 1989
 27th April ICL introduces DRS model 40 and 45
 1st August Microsoft introduces earliest version of Office suite of productivity applications
 September 1989 Apple Macintosh Portable Released

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