Information Research Services Updated: 24 November 1997
The first annual customer satisfaction survey is taken.
              RSTS-11, a timesharing operating system for the PDP-11, is introduced.
              The DECsystem-10 is introduced, marking a change in the marketing philosophy of the PDP-10 group.
              The PDP-11/45, the most powerful PDP-11 family member to date is introduced. The PDP-11 was featured in Garry Trudeau's Doonesbury comic strip.
              The RTM (PDP-16) is introduced.