Computer history - 1977
Major computer events in 1977
Other computer events in 1977
The first West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco's Brooks Civic Auditorium was held on April 15, 1977.
NASA Voyager 1 was launched into space on September 5, 1977. This spacecraft is the farthest human-made object in space.
New computer products and services introduced in 1977
ARCNET the first commercially network was developed in 1977.
The Principles of Compiler Design, also known as the Dragon Book, was published in 1977.
Apple released the Apple II series of computers on June 10, 1977.
Atari released the Atari 2600 (originally called the Atari VCS) on September 11, 1977. It is credited as being the first game system to utilize ROM cartridges for storing game code, instead of having games built into the gaming system.
The first VAX computer, the VAX-11/780, was released on October 25, 1977.
BSD was introduced in 1977.
FAT was introduced in 1977.
VMS (virtual memory system) was introduced in 1977.
Computer companies founded in 1977
Acer America was established in 1977.
Datamax-O'Neil was founded in 1977.
Trenton Technology was founded in 1977.
Zoom Telephonics was founded in 1977.
Computer company events in 1977
Apple Computer became Incorporated on January 3, 1977.
Computer-related movies released in 1977
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope was released on May 25, 1977.
Computer pioneers born in 1977
Kevin Rose was born on February 21, 1977.
Derek Gehl was born on March 10, 1977.
Chad Hurley was born on July 21, 1977.
Danah Boyd was born on November 24, 1977.
Dennis Fong was born in 1977.
Renukanth Subramaniam was born in 1977.
Computer pioneer deaths in 1977
Frederic Williams passed away on August 11, 1977 (Age: 66).
Joe Ossanna passed away on November 28, 1977 (Age: 48).