Two of the biggest news stories about Apple’s Steve Jobs took place on September 16.
Jobs resigned from Apple on September 16, 1985. Twelve years later, on September 16, 1997, he became interim CEO.
Although the producers of this 1985 video couldn’t have known it at the time, they recorded one of the last interviews with Jobs before he left the company.
“In the wake of his resignation from Apple Computer last week, cofounder Steve Jobs spent three and a half hours talking about his ordeal, as well as his past and future, with Newsweek’s Gerald C. Lubenow and Michael Rogers….
Q. Once John Sculley came in and took over, how did your role change? Was there some point when you thought, ‘I’m not having a lot of fun running this giant corporation?’
A. I was very happy in the early days of Macintosh. Really, up until very near the end.