The Commodore 64, the bestselling computer of all time, turns 35

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  • Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017

A Commodore 64 with its screen and floppy disk drive. © Bill Bertram via Wikimedia Commons Commodore 64C system with 1541-II floppy drive and 1084S RGB monitor — AFP Relaxnews

August 1982 will be remembered as the month the Commodore 64, the legendary spearhead of the home computer revolution, was launched. 

It is estimated that close to 20 million Commodore 64s were sold, a record that has yet to be equalled. 

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