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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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Alan Sugar

Alan Sugar

Born 24 March 1947
 
Now more widely known in the UK for his role in the TV programme 'The Apprentice', Lord Sugar founded the home electronics group Amstrad in in 1968. In 1985 he launched the PCW8256 which, although made of very cheap components, retailed at over £300. At its peak Amstrad achieved a stock market valuation of £1.2billion, but the nineties proved a troubled time. In 1997 Amstrad divided into Betacom and Viglen.


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Date Event
29 May 1986 News Article : Amstrad's 445 PC: the full specifications

 

 

 

 
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