Microsoft Introduces Word
9/29/83 Microsoft introduces its full-featured word processing program, Microsoft Word for MS-DOS 1.00. PC World subscribers receive a free demonstration floppy disk of Microsoft Word in the magazine’s special Software Review. “This is the first time in the history of publishing that a magazine has featured a floppy-disk bind-in,” said David Bunnell, Publisher of PC World.
(And on a related note, today is the 21st anniversary of my marriage. Wow. Our marriage is of legal drinking age here. …and it’s 5:00 somewhere…)