April 17 in San Antonio history…
The restaurant in the Tower of the Americas opens for business.
Between 12,000 and 15,000 people are expected to attend the Computer & Office Systems Expo ’84, which opened today at the Convention Center. The big draw is expected to be Apple Computer Inc.’s new Macintosh Computer and IBM’s new image-document handler. The show will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and will run for three days. It was opened this morning by Mayor Pro-tem Maria Berriozabal who proclaimed this week “Computer and Office Systems Week.”