A look at 1990. The year of our startup.

Who remembers Atari?

Atari, Inc. was an American video game and home computer company founded in 1972 by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney. Primarily responsible for the formation of the video arcade and modern video game industries, the company was closed and its assets split in 1984 as a direct result of the North American video game crash of 1983.

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Celebrating Mandela’s release.

February 1990 : On the day of Nelson Mandela’s release from jail thousands of people converged on the South African Embassy in London’s Trafalgar Square to celebrate the occasion.  For the previous 46 months, the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group had maintained their Non-Stop Picket for the release of Mandela on that pavement.  (Photo: Jon Kempster)

On deck…

February 1990: Barack Obama is pictured as a student at Harvard University Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Obama arrived at Harvard in the autumn of 1988 after graduating from Columbia University and spending four years as a community organizer in Chicago. (Picture: AP / HARVARD LAW)

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Celebrating Mandela’s release.

February 1990 : On the day of Nelson Mandela’s release from jail thousands of people converged on the South African Embassy in London’s Trafalgar Square to celebrate the occasion.  For the previous 46 months, the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group had maintained their Non-Stop Picket for the release of Mandela on that pavement.  (Photo: Jon Kempster)

 

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GamePro-Iss7-Feb1990

Who remembers Atari?

Atari, Inc. was an American video game and home computer company founded in 1972 by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney. Primarily responsible for the formation of the video arcade and modern video game industries, the company was closed and its assets split in 1984 as a direct result of the North American video game crash of 1983.