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1968 in pictures: Rewind half a century to find a year that changed history

Mirrorpix Logo By Mirrorpix of Mirrorpix | Slide 1 of 28: It's January when the trusty Ford Escort car is introduced to replace the Anglia. Owning a Ford Escort was a great status symbol. Several months this same year, the M1 motorway is completed when the final 35 mile section opens between Rotherham and Leeds.

THE FORD ESCORT ARRIVES IN UK

It's January when the trusty Ford Escort car is introduced to replace the Anglia. Owning a Ford Escort was a great status symbol. Several months this same year, the M1 motorway is completed when the final 35 mile section opens between Rotherham and Leeds.
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