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( Japanese  Micro – cars  up  to  660cc  &  Mini – Moto’s  up  to  50cc !! )

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No 1 )     1  9  5  8     昭和 33 )

The Peace symbol first appears for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) . . .

. . . & the Eiffel Tower inspired Tōkyō Tower (1,092 ft) is completed Thumbnail for version as of 22:14, 19 February 2011

 cc59 The Subaru 360 Saloon  & Commercial take to the road image

Honda super cub, 1st Gen. 1958, Front Perspective View.jpg . . . along with the 4-stroke Honda Super Cub Thumbnail for version as of 14:02, 17 December 2010

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No 2 )     1  9  6  4     ( 昭和 39 )

 Image result for japan flag Japanese citizens are permitted to freely travel overseas !! . . .

. . .  & the Bullet Train begins operations Image result for bullet train japan

cc17 The Mazda R360 Coupé is rolled out CC12

Image result for 1964 honda c110 . . . along with the 50cc Honda C110 Related image

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No 3 )     1  9  6  6     ( 昭和 41 )

 England defeats Germany in theWorld Cup Final !! . . .

. . . & The Jimmy Hendrix experience band is  formed Thumbnail for version as of 00:12, 18 January 2014

sam10 The Subaru Sambar Truck takes to the road sam12

Image result for honda p50 . . . along with the Honda P50 (Little Honda) Image result for honda p50

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No 4 )     1  9  6  7     ( 昭和 42 )

The Beatles, holding marching band instruments and wearing colourful uniforms, stand near a grave covered with flowers that spell "Beatles". Standing behind the band are several dozen famous people.  The Beatles release the Lonely Hearts Club Band album . . .

. . . & Elvis Presley (The Kingturns 32 !!  

1969 Honda N360 01.jpg The Honda N360 Saloon appear

Image result for honda z50m  . . . along with the Honda Z50M Monkey Bike Honda Z50M.jpg

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No 5 )     1  9  6  9     ( 昭和 44 )

 Sumitomo Bank introduces Japan’s first ATM . . .

. . . & the Beatles perform for the last time at Abbey Road Image result for abbey road album cover photo

cc51 The Mitsubishi Minica 70Van arrives 

Honda PC50 002 (2).jpg . . . along with thestep through‘ Honda PC50 Related image

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No 6 )     1  9  7  0     ( 昭和 45 )

Related image Mick Jagger is fined £200 for possession of cannabis . . .

. . . & the Honda Z GS gets disc brakes for the first time Image result for honda z

Image result for honda vamos  The Honda Vamos 1st Generation is rolled out Image result for honda vamos

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No 7 )     1  9  7  1     ( 昭和 46 )

Thumbnail for version as of 08:57, 24 April 2007 Rolls Royce goes bankrupt and is nationalised . . .

. . . & the first Mc Donald ’s opens in Japan Related image

Suzuki Fronte360 lc10 gx.JPG The Suzuki Fronte Coupé is released 

Image result for suzuki mt50 . . . along with the Suzuki MT50 Trailhopper Image result for suzuki mt50

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No 8 )     1  9  7  2     ( 昭和 47 )

 The first hand held calculator (HP-35) is introduced @ £300+ . . .

& the Winter Olympics are held at Sapporo in Northern Japan  Image result for sapporo 1972

Chantez-F.jpg The 2-stroke 359cc Mazda Chantez appears 

Image result for suzuki rv50 . . . along with the Suzuki RV50 (van van) VanVan50 sales brochure, Japan

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No 9 )     1  9  7  3     昭和 48 )

A prism refracting white light into a rainbow on a black background Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon album is released . . .

. . . & the World Trade Centre is opened 

cc55 The Mitsubishi Minica F4 takes to the road Related image

Image result for honda cy50 . . . along with the Honda CY50 Image result for honda cy50

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No 10 )     1  9  7  4     ( 昭和 49 )

Rubik's cube.svg The Rubik’s cube is invented by Professor Ernő Rubik . . .

. . . & the Volkswagon Golf is launched VW Golf I Facelift front 20081209.jpg

 The Subaru Sambar 3G arrives 600van 1981.jpg

Image result for suzuki fr50 . . . along with the step through Suzuki FR50 

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No 11 )    1  9  7  5    ( 昭和 50 )

 Charlie Chaplin is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II . . .

. . . & the first Monster Truck is created by Bob Chandler Big foot.JPG

 The Subaru Rex first hits the road 1stRex.jpg

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No 12 )    1  9  7  6    ( 昭和 51 )

 The first commercial Concorde flight takes off . . .

. . . & kei-car number plates are now 330×165 mm kc1

jim20The Suzuki Jimny SJ10 first appears cc39

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(No 13)   1 9 7 7   (昭和 52)

Commodore 2001 Series-IMG 0448b.jpg The Commodore PET the world’s first all in one computer appears . . .

. . . & Red Rum wins a 3rd historic Grand National Red Rum at Castle Park, Bristol 1980

 The Honda Acty Truck & Pickup come on line cc91

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(No 14)   1 9 7 8   (昭和 53)

 The first Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite is launched . . .

. . . & the hugely successful film Grease is released Related image

cc8  Along came the Suzuki Fronte 7-SSS10 cc7

Image result for honda express nc50 . . . & the Honda NC50 Urban Express 1982 Honda Express.jpg

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(No 15)   1 9 7 9   (昭和 54)

Related image The Sony Walkman goes on sale in Japan . . .

. . . & Pink Floyd’s The Wall album is released Image result for the wall pink floyd

 The Subaru Rex 550cc is launched 

Related image along with the Suzuki Suzy/Youdy‘ FZ50 Suzuki FZ50

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(No 16)   1 9 8 0   (昭和 55)

1987 Audi Quattro (Irish) (14364714347).jpg The 4WD Audi Quattro is released in West Germany . . .

. . . & Paul McCartney is arrested entering Japan Image result for 1980 paul mcCartney

cc83 The Daihatsu Hijet 5G is launched 

Suzuki PV50 EPO. . . & the Suzuki PV50 EPO Related image

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