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Defining Moments in LCD History 1970-1995

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> 1972 | HISTORY

Longines was the first world watch maker to introduce a LCD-display watch on the consumer market.

> 1973 | HISTORY

Seiko introduce the world's first LCD quartz watch with six-digit digital display the 06LC

> 1976 | HISTORY

Seiko release the words first multifunction LCD chronograph in June of this year the 0634

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> 1977 | HISTORY

Seiko release their first lcd alarm the A039

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> 1977 | HISTORY

Zodiac introduces the world's first LCD watch to obtain an official chronometer certificate.

> 1979 | HISTORY

Seiko release their first and only melody in 1979 this was only available for a very short time and was known as the Melodic and the very rare Melodia(Japan only?) using the A169 module it played one tune.

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> 1982 | FILM

Harrison Ford wears a mid seventies three button chronograph, black and gold Microma in the 1982 film "Blade Runner"

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> 1982 | HISTORY

Presented to the public in Tokyo in (July or September)1982 the DXA001 was the worlds first TV watch. later released in the US as the T001-5000

> 1983 | HISTORY

Casio release the G-Shock DW-5000 and a legend is born.

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> 1983 | FILM

Seiko release the first watch with sound recording functions the M516-4009 voice-recorder. The M516 went on to appear in the 1984 film Ghostbusters.

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> 1983 | HISTORY

Seiko release the first watch with computer functions the UW01-0020.

> 1990 | HISTORY

Seiko release the world's first computerised diver's watch "Scubamaster" m726-5a00.

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> 1994 | FILM

Jean Claude Van Damme sports a Casio DW-400 in the 1994 film "Timecop"

> 1995 | FILM

Tom Cruise sports the Casio G-Shock DW-5300 in the Mission Impossible film(this just sneaked in as Mission Impossible was 1996)

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