The IMDb.com movie database web site was launched on 17th October 1990. The site originated as a Usenet posting by Col Needham consisting of four lists and unix shell search scripts. In 1998, Needham sold the site to Amazon.com.
Computer generated bitmap graphics were first produced at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center. In fact, a number of computer related technologies and inventions have come out from PARC including Ethernet, GUI, and even the personal computer.