- February 21: Jerry Manock, future designer of the Apple II and first Macintosh, is born.
- March: Jean-Louis Gassée, future President of Apple Products, is born in France.
- March 23: Brian Howard, future member of the original Macintosh development team, is born.
- May 31: Fred Anderson, future CFO of Apple Computer, is born.
- June 5: Hartmut Esslinger, future creator of Apple's Snow White design language, is born in Germany.
- August 17: Millard Drexler and Larry Ellison, future members of the Apple Board of Directors, are born.