80s History – 11/20/1985 Microsoft Releases Windows 1.0

Microsoft released Windows 1.0 on November 20, 1985. This was the very first version of the now world-famous Microsoft Windows product line. Windows 1.0 ran as a graphically oriented and 16-bit multi-tasking shell working alongside MS-DOS. The operating system was able to provide a software environment that could run graphical computer programs designed for Windows […]
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80s History – 03/30/1981 The Ronald Reagan Assassination Attempt

The assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan happened on March 30, 1981, just 69 days after he stepped into office. While the president was leaving a speaking engagement in Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., he together with three companions were shot. A little bit past two o’clock in the afternoon, he left the hotel […]
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