Microsoft magnate Bill Gates fell for new employee Melinda French at a trade-fair dinner. Yet it was several weeks before the awkward “computer geek” found the courage to ask the product manager for a date – her response was not promising.
Then the world’s youngest billionaire, Gates, aged 32, was romantically inexperienced. He called asking if they could go out “two weeks from tonight”.
The 27-year-old Texan told America’s most famous college dropout: “Two weeks from tonight? I have no idea what I’m doing two weeks from tonight.” She said: “You’re not spontaneous enough for me.” That night he called her again, wryly asking: “Is this spontaneous enough for you?”.Read more on mirror.co.uk