Atari’s Pong is Released

November 29,1972

Pong, one of the earliest arcade video games, is released by Atari. The first prototype has been installed at Andy Capp’s Tavern, consistently earning four times more revenue than other coin-operated machines, around US$35–40 per day. Patrons come to the bar, lining up around the corner … Continue reading

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Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

November, 17 1985

Wham! hits number 1 on the UK album chart with the album ‘Make It Big’ and number 1 on the US singles chart with the hit ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go’. The song was inspired by a note left for … Continue reading

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