Apple's Macintosh turns 30

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Friday, January 24, 2014

CNET: The first Macintosh computer debuted on January 24, 1984.

The date was set for January 24, 1984, two days after the Ridley Scott-directed TV commercial introducing the idea of the Macintosh would appear during the Super Bowl between the Washington Redskins and the Los Angeles Raiders. Steve Jobs would unveil what he came to call Apple's "insanely great" personal computer "for the rest of us."

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