• Steve Jobs becomes pushed out of the Lisa team and took over the Macintosh project.
  • The Franklin Ace 100, an Apple II prototype, is released.
  • Steve Jobs appears on the cover of Time magazine, a popular American weekly news magazine.
  • Apple makes the Fortune Double 500 list, at number 598.
  • Apple announces that they will stop announcing publicly how many systems they sell per year.
  • Steve Wozniak holds the first US Festival .
  • The Apple Dot Matrix Printer (for $699) and the Apple Letter Qualify Printer (for $2195) are released.
  • The Apple IIc project begins.
  • Apple holds a "Billion Dollar Party" for its employees to celebrate being the first PC company to reach $1 billion annual sales rate.

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