1998 - In the 90's, AOL and Compuserve were battling out for top dog in the ISP market. However, AOL showed a lot more game back then as Compuserve ultimately faltered when it's main investor - H&R Block - decided to divest. The bigÂ quandary: Who was to buy Compuserve. Well, the end result was a buyout of Compuserve to AOL after Worldcom picked it up and then took what they wanted.
1964 - The first G.I.Joe was released to the toy market. Toy company Hasbro released the 12 inch soldier to the public. Avoiding the word "Doll" to keep the stigma away that boys played with dolls.Â Action SoldierÂ (Army),Â Action SailorÂ (Navy),Â Action PilotÂ (Air Force),Â Action MarineÂ (Marines) and later on, theÂ Action Nurse.
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Sun begins shipping the SunPCi
Google Earth v5.0 and Google Ocean are released
Apple fires Michael Spindler and replaces with Gil Amelio