Notable Firsts

We live in a fast-paced and technological world. Every gadget, gizmo and all-around advancement we have made today started with innovators and trailblazers. Your personal history and the world’s history is full of notable firsts. At Move For Free, we have a few favorite firsts of our own! You can check them out below!

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took that giant leap for mankind, and ever since then we’ve been able to learn more than we could have dreamed of about our moon. Plus. the technology they used during the moon landing, like handheld video cameras, eventually trickled down into domestic use!

The Beatles’ First live television performance in the U.S.

On Feb. 9, 1964, around 73 million viewers tuned in to The Ed Sullivan Show to witness an up-and-coming band from across the pond. The rest, as they say, is history.

The First Handheld Cell Phone

On March 13, 1984, the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X, was sold for nearly $4,000. Seen then as a pointless toy for the wealthy, cell phones would eventually become the sleek and smart staple that is today.

The First Apartment Locator to Offer a Free Move

Hey, that’s us! In 1999, Move For Free became the FIRST apartment locator to not only offer free locating services, but a free move (or up to $250 cash) as well! This big first helped ease the stress and costs of moving for renters everywhere! Whether or not you’re looking for your first apartment, we would love to make the process as easy as possible for you! So remember, if you’re looking for the perfect apartment and don’t want to pay for movers, call Move For Free, the first apartment locator to offer a free move!

Obviously, this list could go on and on. You can join in by listing your favorite historical firsts in the comments below!