Apple Computer breaks the personal computer mold by introducing the Macintosh, the first to use icons and other user-friendly graphics.
Users also were introduced to the mouse.
An innovative TV commercial introducing the Macintosh aired on Super Bowl Sunday and alluded to the George Orwell novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four.
Dr. Murray Jarvik applies his knowledge of the effects of nicotine to test the nicotine patch.
The patch helps smokers quit the habit by delivering gradually smaller doses of nicotine through the skin. The patches hit store shelves in 1992.