An old video of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates at the Windows launch party in 1995 has gone viral on the internet. In the video, the billionaire businessman is seen dancing and singing on stage with other senior company executives.
The viral video was shared on microblogging site Twitter by user @LIHpics. In the 23-second clip shared with the caption “Microsoft Windows 1995 Launch Party”, Bill Gates is seen moving around on stage and dancing with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Microsoft Windows 1995 launch party 🕺🏻🖥 pic.twitter.com/3bzSVqSRVM
— Lost in History (@LIHpics) September 29, 2022
Since being shared, the video which is nearly three decades old has garnered over 6 million views. It also received several likes and comments from people.
“Bill, the typical ‘nerd’ guy!! That’s how any launch should be, a celebration of the company’s efforts!!! Not some bland graphic solo presentation,” one Twitter user wrote.
Bill, the typical “nerd” guy!! This is how any launch should be, a celebration of the company’s efforts!!! Not a bland graphical solo presentation
— Surya Teja (@suryatejavala) September 29, 2022
“Loved that time lol. Back when tech was fun,” another user tweeted after seeing the video.
😂 I loved that time lol. Back when technology was fun.
— Kory. (@koryjcampbell) September 29, 2022
A third wrote, “Dancing cause they know they’re gonna be millionaires.”
Dancing because they know they are going to be millionaires 😂😂😂
— Demme (@TheAgent001) September 30, 2022
“Next time I see this kind of dance party I will invest in whatever they sell,” wrote a fourth.
Next time I see this kind of dance party I will invest in whatever they sell
— DL (@dersour) September 29, 2022