Nolan Bushnell

Electrical Engineer and Businessman Nolan Bushnell

Profession: Electrical Engineer and Businessman

United States of America

Why Famous: The founder of Atari and the Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theatre, Bushnell has started more than twenty companies and is considered one of the founding fathers of the video game industry.

Born: February 5, 1943
Birthplace: Clearfield, Utah, USA
Age: 76 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius

Events in the Life of Nolan Bushnell

  • 1972-11-29 Co-founder of Atari, Nolan Bushnell releases Pong, first commercially successful video game in Andy Capp's Tavern in Sunnyvale, California

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