1979...the year of personal firsts

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  • 1979 was a big year in my life. There were a great many firsts for me. Some of them made such an impact that they later became hobbies and professions.

    A year of firsts

    First year of high school
    First time I walked into an arcade
    First time I played Dungeons and Dragons
    First time I played Gamma World
    First time I read a book - Lord Foul's Bane by Stephen R. Donaldson
    First time I ever worked on a computer - it was a Radio Shack TRS-80
    First job - worked at a pet store
    First time I ever drank beer
    First kiss from a girl...it was at a birthday party, she was 19 and intoxicated

    First time I bought albums from these bands:
    • Led Zeppelin - In Through the Out Door
    • Pink Floyd - The Wall
    • Rush - A Farewell to Kings
    • Supertramp - Breakfast In America
    • The Cars - The Cars
    • Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - Damn The Torpedoes
    • Triumph - Just A Game
    Movies I saw that year:
    • Alien
    • Moonraker
    • Nightwing
    • Phantasm
    • Prophecy
    • Rocky 2
    • Salem's Lot
    • Star Trek - the motion picture
    • The Black Hole
    • The Warriors
    • When a Stranger Calls
    Favorite shows that came out that year:
    • BJ and the Bear
    • Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
    • Salvage 1
    • Star Blazers
    • The Dukes of Hazard
    CPU: Intel i3 3.5GHz / Ram: 16GB DDR3 / Mainboard: Asrock H97 Performance / Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 7790 / HD-SSD: 1x 256Gb SSD, 3x 1TB internal drives, 2x 2TB external drives / Drive: LG DVD burner / PSU: bequiet 700 watt Gold / Case: bequiet SilentBase 800 / Displays: 1x Samsung SA650 27", 2x Eizo S1910 19" / Mouse: Logitiech G500s / Keyboard: Logitech K800 / Tablet: Samsung Tab S 10.5 LTE

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