October 10, 1980: Pac Man North American Release
1980– The video game that changed it all debut in North America. The infamous yellow pie chart gobbling up little dots and avoiding ghosts for top scores was released to the Japanese arcades in May, but finally made it to North America in 1980. The 80’s era officially was in full swing. Pac Man fever was on the loose.
This Day in Tech History podcast show notes for October 10
- XP SP1 and SP1a support ends
- The Metric system is born
- Happy Tom Cruise Day.