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And Mustang Celebrating Birthday
|Two American favorites -- Barbie (r) doll and the Ford Mustang --
celebrate birthdays in 1999. As Barbie doll marks a 40th anniversary this year, admiring
fans are wishing her well around the globe. Ford Mustang is celebrating a very special
35th birthday on April 17 and to share in the festivities, the two recently got together
in southern California, with their smaller counterparts.
Anniversary Mustang Salute
|DEARBORN, Mich., April 6, 1999 April 17 1999 marks the
35th anniversary of the introduction of the Ford Mustang, and thousands of
Mustang enthusiasts will pay homage to the automotive icon at the Charlotte Motor Speedway
in Concord, North Carolina April 14-18.
|Hosted by the 70,000 member Mustang Club of
America, the key day in the event will be April 17 when Ford Division President Jim
O'Connor unveils the special 35th edition Mustang and gives the public the first-ever look
at the hottest of ponies, the 2000 SVT Mustang Cobra R.
A cottage industry has sprung up
around the event. Mustang collector cards are trading on the Internet; a special Mustang
Edition Monopoly game is for sale, and Microsoft has developed an interactive CD-ROM
racing game featuring Mustang.
Hundreds of vintage Mustangs, lovingly restored by hand, will be on exhibit at the
Raceway. Special displays will highlight Ford racing and technology, and all sorts of
Mustang memorabilia will be for sale.
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