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Even Apple loved Ghostbusters in 1984 [Video]

Ghostbusters has always been awesome but back in 1984 it was even cooler than Apple.

That’s why the Cupertino-based tech giant parodied the movie’s theme song in a video for it’s international sales conference that year.

The concept for the video is pretty simple: Apple employees rid store shelves of IBM products. They’re ‘Blue busters’ you see, ridding the world of the dark-suited drudgery of Big Blue.

Look, if you know the history of Apple, you’ll know how much of a grudge match this was for the company.

Oh, the Woz and Steve Jobs both make cameos in the video, which first emerged on NetworkWorld — the same site that got hold of the 1984 video we showed you recently.

Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m off to go listen the real Ghostbusters theme tune.

Author | Stuart Thomas

Stuart Thomas
Stuart Thomas joined the Burn Media team in 2011 while finishing off an MA in South African Literature. Eager to prove his geek credentials, he allowed himself to be thrown in the deep and did his best to stay afloat. When not fused with his keyboard, you can find... More