Today in computer history: May 15th

Below are technology and computer-related events that happened on May 15th of every year during the evolution of computers. May 15th is the 136th day of 2024, which is a leap year. There are 230 days left in the year from this day.

Brian Eno pictureMay 15, 1948
76 years ago

Brian Eno was born, creator of the six-second start-up music sound of the Windows 95 operating system and the Prophecy Theme in the film Dune.

Andrew Plotkin pictureMay 15, 1970
54 years ago

Andrew Plotkin was born, an interactive fiction writer known as Zarf.

PerlMay 15, 1997
27 years ago

Perl 5.004 was released.

AppleMay 15, 2012
12 years ago

Blizzard Entertainment released Diablo 3 for the PC and Mac, setting another record by selling 3.5 million copies in the first 24 hours of release.

Blizzard, Diablo, Dune, Interactive, Interactive fiction, MAC, Music, 95, Operating system, PC, Perl, Released, Setting, Six, Sound, Windows, Zarf

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