The Microsoft co-founder and denizen of dozens of “wealthiest people in the history of ever” lists was arrested in Albuquerque, N.M. for a traffic violation back in 1977.

The details of Bill Gates' arrest have reportedly been lost to time so the situation couldn't have been too serious (or the particulars disappeared from a computer database for reasons that we're sure are completely legal and above-board, ahem).

Regardless, the groovy '70s-tastic photo has lived on, providing decades of amusement.

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