Michael Jackson, Duran Duran, Madonna and -shiver, oh, naive reader- Europe. All dressed up in flashy vynil and hanging around in discoteques, under the watchfull eyes of Reagan and Thathcer. Dystopic. On the other hand, the eighties were the golden era of mythical home computers. The 8bit home computers.
Commodore and Sinclair, strong market leaders, even advertised. On TV! With gusto (well, almost)! Take a peek and thank google video it exists, for jingles like "are you keeping up with Commodore, cause the Commodore is keeping up with you" would have been lost in oblivion.
ZX Spectrum commercial (via):
C64 commercial (via):
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