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Apple Has Gone To War With Companies Before Google, The 1984 Commercial Shows That

Apple Has Gone To War With Companies Before Google, The 1984 Commercial Shows That

Sean P. Aune

On Dec. 31st, 1983 and Jan. 22, 1984, Apple aired a commercial for the impending launch of its Macintosh computer.  The ad is now known as the infamous 1984 ad, and is considered a milestone in advertising history.  The commercial was directed by Ridley Scott who was in high demand in Hollywood from having just directed Alien and Blade Runner over the past few years.  Apple sinks $900,...