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Celebrities and their Amiga
In a recent issue of Amiga Active, Jason Compton bemoaned the
absence of celebrity endorsements to promote the Amiga. Admittedly
there have been very few over the past few years, but the Amiga has
had more than first thought. Here are just a few...
During the early 1990s BBC radio presenter, Jakki Brambles was
hired by Indi Direct to promote their magazine adverts.
In response to the Jakki Brambles deal (above), Calculus Computer
Stores paid Radio DJ, Bruno Brooks to support their CD32 promotion
|Arthur C. Clarke
Clarke is probably the most famous author in sci-fi history,
writing the world famous 2001 novel. During the years he has
mentioned on occasions that he used an Amiga to write and became
his inspiration for an imaginary journey to Mars.
At the launch of the Amiga CD32 in 1993, Chris Evans squirted
spectators with a water pistol.
Who's this? Why it's footballing hero Vinny Jones. This 1991 photo
clearly shows Vinny getting fresh with an A500.
Terry, famous author, reveals his secret love for the Amiga,
lovingly holding a 1993 copy of Amiga Action.
Medal winner, Tessa Sanderson celebrates an Olympic deal with
Commodore during 1990.
As part of the demonstration of the A1000s ability, Commodore
invited Andy Warhol to create a portrait of Debbie Harry, lead
singer of Blondie using Island Graphics Graphicraft. Click
here to read an interview with Amiga
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