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1982

Launch of Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Thanks For The (Negligible) Memory

Happy birthday to the beloved and downright rubbery Sinclair ZX Spectrum which was launched by Clive Sinclair at the Churchill Hotel on this day in 1982. His previous home computer, the ZX81, had been a big hit but distinctly black and white. Clive wanted a more powerful colour model and so, rather than picking the slightly more obvious... Read more >