1939 – John Dunning’s Cyclotron split the uranium atom for the first time at Columbia University in New York City. And the Manhattan Project was on.
1968 – Apollo 5 lifted off carrying the first Lunar module into space.
1984 – Apple aired the famous “1984” commercial for the Apple Macintosh, directed by Ridley Scott.
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