I was a teenage BBS Sysop (system operator). My system featured online games, chat rooms, image galleries and downloadable software. I even wrote some of the software for the system itself. Sounds a lot like the Internet, but it's not. Find out more by watching this documentary.
1960 - November: The PDP-1, the world's first small, interactive computer is delivered to Bolt, Beranek and Newman (BBN). From a technical bulletin on the PDP-1, dated March 1960: "...a compact, solid state general purpose computer with an internal instruction execution rate of 100,000 to 200,000 operations per second. PDP-1 is a single address, single construction, stored program machine with a word length of 18-bits operating in parallel on 1's complement binary numbers."