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updated 11:20 am EST, Mon January 24, 2005

Mac 21st birthday

In Brief: Today is the Mac's 21st birthday and several German Mac fans have digitised the only on Thursday 27th Jauary from 8pm.

by MacNN Staff





  1. z10n

    Joined: Dec 1969



    I think it's even cooler then the Superbowl 1984 movie. Seriously.

    - Steve in a bow tie: "Everything you are about to see on the monitors comes from THAT BAG" (Bag contains a Mac)
    - Chariots of Fire being played
    - People explode when seeing "Macintosh" scroll across the screen. The beginnings of computer-based presentations.
    - The famous lady painting drawn entirely in Mac Paint, plus other images that were previously impossible to create in a computer.
    - Pictures of Mac-made brocures. The beginnings of desktop publishing.
    - A pic of all the realistic fonts the mac can draw on screen.
    - Steve Jobs himself rendered in Mac Paint!! (How the h*** did they do that? Where there even scanners in 1984?)
    - People flipping out over a chess game with Alice in Wonderland (I remember playing that game)
    - Steve: "I'd like to let Macintosh speak for itself". Then he pops in a floppy, and the Mac starts reading text to the audiance in a Racter-like voice!!!
    - Mac: "Hello, I am Macintosh. It sure is great to get out of that bag." (People going nuts.)
    - Mac: "...I'd like to share with you a maximum I thought of the first time I met an IBM mainframe. NEVER TRUST A COMPUTER YOU CAN'T LIFT!" (Crowd pulling hair out.)
    - The Mac calls Steve his "Father".
    - Steve smirks. Crowd gives him a standing ovation.

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