Remembering the Iconic Windows 95 Launch

Rolling Stones, Jay Leno, and simpler times

Lance Ulanoff
OneZero
Published in
5 min readAug 24, 2021

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(Credit: Lance Ulanoff)

It’s hard to imagine an operating system, by itself, garnering the kind of near-global attention the Windows 95 launch attracted in 1995.

Journalists arrived from around the world on August 24, 1995, settling on the lush green, and still relatively small Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington…

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Lance Ulanoff
OneZero

Tech expert, journalist, social media commentator, amateur cartoonist and robotics fan.