Lol! Same year… I bought the Borland Turbo C (++? I forget!) compiler with my pizza-order-taker earnings … And read the (hard copy!!) reference manuals front to back before I could afford the computer to run it on … Fun times !!!
Turbo C++? So, something “new”. I had to load Advantage C++, school gave it to me (it was expensive too). Turbo Pascal is all we had back then. Well, that and I had assembler and BASIC on my Z80.