While I dabble in various computer os's at times, I pretty much was introduced to computer operating systems back in Jr High School on the Apple II in the computer lab. Then I wanted the very first Mac that was introduced in 1984 - it had a mouse and GUI! So here is a article from Macworld
that covers the 30 years since the MAC was introduced
Yep - we would see Steve Jobs face plastered on pretty much every type of computer magazine back then as they discussed the new Mac and the future of computing. Not much of a whimper from Microsoft back then!