The idea of Photoshop is being born in Ann Arbor

The software was developed in 1987 by two brothers Thomas and John Knoll. Thomas Knoll, a student at the University of Michigan, began writing a program on his Macintosh Plus to display grayscale images on a monochrome display. This program caught the attention of his brother John, an Industrial Light & Magic employee, who recommended that Thomas […]

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The birthplace and childhood of David Bowie in Brixton

David Robert Jones was born on 8 January 1947 in Brixton, London. The family lived at 40 Stansfield Road, on the boundary between Brixton and Stockwell in the south London borough of Lambeth. Bowie attended Stockwell Infants School until he was six years old, acquiring a reputation as a gifted and single-minded child—and a defiant brawler. Known […]