Thursday, August 25, 2011

1948 Mercury Eight 6"x6" oil

This 1948 Mercury is the color of butter and has wonderful chrome detailing and I especially love the wing vents!   I miss those on today's cars.   This is the year my sister was born and lets see what else happened.
NASCAR holds it firs t race for modified stock cars at Daytona Beach.
In Russia an earthquake in Turkmenistan kills 110,000.
The summer Olympics were held in London, England.
The winter Olympics were held in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Porsche is founded.
Inventions include: long playing records, velcro, transistor radio, random access storage device.
The game of Scrabble was introduced.
Popular films were: The Red Shoes, The Road to Rio, Easter Parade, and South Pacific opened on broadway.
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