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August 24, 2005

Start Me Up

For those who remember when the Windows 9x horrorshow began, a very amusing post from slashdot:

ColdGrits writes "It's hard to believe it, but 10 short years ago today saw the launch of Windows '95. Here is an archive of the Washington Post's story on the day. As part of the launch, Microsoft paid $12,000,000 for the rights to use the Rolling Stones' song "Start Me Up" (containing the prophetic line 'You make a grown man cry')."

Posted by joke du jour at August 24, 2005 08:24 PM

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