@MasaRestaurant (1983-2013) saw *PaulNewman*ShirleyMacLaine*SteveJobs 6 mo waiting list 1983. 2016 police said founder *MasatakaKobayashi murdered Nov 1984 by early 20s drifter who knew karate, chokehold broke bone. Gun hit head. Failed polygraph
Directed @Atari*NolanBushnell*Pong (1972) inventor *AllanAlcorn born January 1, 1948 @SF 1971 grad @UCBerkeley Worked @Ampex Hired *SteveJobs@Atari 1974 and in meetings with *SteveWozniak for *Apple I. Jobs would not leave @Atari until hired
*PattiSmith*PaulMcCartney*SteveJobs stayed @HotelOkura 1960s Hotel hosted every US president since *RichardNixon. Torn down 2015. Patti studied Japanese lit *Rashomon*RyunosukeAkutagawa*OsamuDazai after Jackson Smith was born in 1982.