Even though it was apparently released 15 December 1983, on this date in 1984, Apple introduced the Mac. I bought our first one the year of the Mac Plus, 1986. I still own it. Link to the earlier post commemorating the Super Bowl advertisement announcing the introduction of the Mac. Learn lots more from Mac-History.net. See, also, “Making Apple 1984 Macintosh Commercial Ridley Scott Inteview” and Steve Jobs’ keynote introducing the Mac ad to the faithful.