Top 10 Oldest .com Domains on the Web

In terms of SEO, the older the domain the better.  How old?  Well it depends on your budget…here are the top 10 first domains ever registered accompanied by what was at number one that week….now you feel old?

1. (15th March 1985)

This domain is now a holding page for a company that acquired the original symbolics company…who were the “premier producer of special-purpose computer systems”.  Wonder what they look like now?

UK Number one record was…Phil Collins and Phil Bailey – “Easy Lover”

2. (24th April 1985)

This company provide cutting edge technology solutions.

UK Number one record was…USA for Africa – “We are the World”

3. (24th May 1985)

An online education resource, now redirects to

UK Number one record was…Paul Hardcastle – “19….na, na, na 19″

4. (11th July 1985)

Religious website

UK Number one record was…Sister Sledge – “Frankie”

5. (30th September 1985)

Redirects to Hewlett Packard.

UK Number one record was…David Bowie and Mick Jagger – “Dancing in the Street”

6. (7th November 1985)

“Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company”

UK Number one record was…Jennifer Rush – “The Power of Love”

7. (9th January 1986))

Office Supplies.

UK Number one record was…Shakin’ Stevens – “Merry Christmas Everyone”

8. (17th January 1986)

“SRI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute”

UK Number one record was…Pet Shop Boys – “West End Girls”

9. (3rd March 1986)

Hewlett Packard (second entry in the top 10!)

UK Number one record was…Billy Ocean – “When the going gets tough, the tough get going”

10. (5th March 1986)

Redirects to telecoms company

UK Number one record was…Still Billy Ocean!

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    Wow! These are pretty old .com domains…some are even older than me ^^