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Thursday, July 07, 2005

VCR: It altered our lives forever

Journal Gazette: "The video marketplace was spawned in 1977 when George Atkinson ordered one VHS and one Beta copy of each of 50 movies from an ad in TV Guide.

Using those titles, he transformed his 8mm movie rental storefront in Los Angeles to Video Station. He charged a $50 annual membership and $10 a day to rent movies."

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4 Comments:

At 3:21 PM, Blogger Dedwarmo said...

Another bit of technology that changed my life forever: AOL. I found a bit of Internet history . Before AOL for the Mac came along, I had difficulty configuring my computer to connect to the internet. AOL made it easy.


David

 
At 9:30 AM, Blogger Becky said...

Without you, I would have never had a computer or gone online.

 
At 2:03 AM, Blogger _ said...

Please don't hold a grudge ;)

 
At 2:05 AM, Blogger Dedwarmo said...

Without you, I would never have started blogging.

 

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