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[ M i c r o ‘ s   &   M i n i  –  M o t o ‘ s ]

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

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Plus interesting facts & snippets of the time !! ]

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(No 1)    1  9  5  8    (昭和 33)

The Peace symbol is commissioned by 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

cc17The Mazda R360 Coupé is rolled out   CC12

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

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(No 3)    1  9  6  6    (昭和 41)

  England defeats Germany in the World 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 appears  

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 70 & Van arrives  

Honda PC50 002 (2).jpg . . . along with the ‘step 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 1G  is  rolled  out  Image result for honda vamos

Related image   . . . along  with  the  Honda ST50  (Dax)  Related image

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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 & is nationalised & the first McDonald’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 359 cc 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.svgThe 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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