publication date: Monday, June 17, 2013 (part of Summer 2013)

category: Inventions

clue: Apple's long road to tech industry dominance began with the commercial release of the very first Mac by this job creator.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Erik Bates

Nineteen Eighty-Four: Get in your time machine and head back to the heart of the 1980s, when Ronald Reagan lived in the White House, Dynasty and Dallas ruled the airwaves, and these five newsmakers made headlines that captured the public fascination.

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