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Episode 4: Jessie’s Girl, August 1, 1981. The PC was launched, the Empire was striking back and the first AIDS fundraiser was held.

Jessie’s Girl was Number One on the pop charts. The world was changing Jessie's_Girlfaster than we knew it was at the time. MTV was born on that day. The last gasp of the analog world was upon us as the USA Today was being conceived and the first IBM PC was being launched. At the movies The Empire was striking back and Zorro announced he was a gay blade. AIDS was named and the first fundraiser we held. And the US Army was worried about pregnancies, strength, stamina and sole parenthood were core concerns about female recruits!”