Alan Greenspan Once Starred In A 1985 Apple Commercial And Here It Is | Exploring Markets

Alan Greenspan Once Starred In A 1985 Apple Commercial And Here It Is

In 1985 former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan, was in an Apple commercial endorsing its IIc computer.

Greenspan has a notorious legacy as Federal Reserve Chairman. Some even blamed him both for the dot com bust of 2000 and the financial crisis of 2008 -- some pundits say he left interest rates far too low for far too long. So to see him in an Apple commercial acting chevalier and endorsing the computer before it ever got big is an interesting sight to see.

If only we could now see or read about any conversation Greenspan may have had with Steve Jobs at the time:
  


There is also an excellent write-up about this commercial starring Alan Greenspan and Apple in Wired right here.