Nolan Bushnell

Electrical Engineer and Businessman Nolan Bushnell Full Name: Nolan Bushnell


Profession: Electrical Engineer and Businessman
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 (75 years old)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clearfield, Utah, USA

Historical 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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