Microsoft Windows 95 launch, New York City

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Date
1995-08-24
Photographer
Maiman, Rick
Copyright Owner
© Rick Maiman/Sygma /CORBIS
Location
New York, NY, United States
Keywords
Windows 95
Object ID
500004166

Over 70,000 people watched the Windows 95 launch via satellite. The Empire State Building glowed with its logo. People lined up outside stores at midnight to buy a copy. Within two years, it was on more computers than any other operating system.