Compaq Computer Corporation was an American personal computer company founded in 1982, and is now a brand name of Hewlett-Packard. The Compaq Portable was one of the progenitors of today’s laptop; some called it a “suitcase computer” for its size and the look of its case
The Intel 80286, introduced on February 1, 1982 was an x86 16-bit microprocessor with 134,000 transistors. It was the first Intel processor that could run all the software written for its predecessor. It was widely used in IBM PC compatible computers during the mid 1980s to early 1990s.
[John] Cleese was educated at St Peter’s Preparatory School, Weston-super-Mare where he was a star pupil, receiving a prize for English and doing well at sports including cricket and boxing.