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John F. Kennedy and MG

Winston Shift Right Avatar
David Crosby
Lone Tree, Colorado, USA   usa
1953 MG TD "Martha Ann"
1980 MG MGB

I posted this in the "T" forum but I thought I would post it here also.
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the death of JFK I thought I would post this picture of JFK and Jackie on their honeymoon in Acapulco, Mexico.
http://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/HDtHVo3PHkO9ma6Ki4Bk-Q.aspx
According to what I have read, They flew to Acapulco and had planned a two week vacation but Jackie got antsy and they stayed only two days. So, who's TD was this?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2013-11-18 02:33 PM by Winston Shift Right.

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Jeffrey J
Iowa City, Iowa, USA   usa
1970 MG MGB

Anise? Anise is a licorice tasting herb sometimes used for morning sickness I thought. Is there a usage I'm unfamiliar with? Maybe that's Fidel's MG.

Charles Roche
Indiana, USA, USA   usa
1973 MG MGB

Amazing. I had never thought about it before but they were only married for a little over 10 years. For an old geezer who has been married for over 50 years now, that wasn't very long for them to have had a life together.

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Steven Rechter
Jackson and Imperial Beach, California, USA   usa

With that kind of photo documentation I wonder how much that MG would be worth on Pawn Stars?

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Andrew Mansell
Bolton, Greater Manchester, UK   gbr
1970 MG MGB GT
1972 MG MGB GT "Lucky..your In The Garage"
2008 Ford S-MAX

great picture, if it had been later and an MGA, I would have loved to say Elvis owned it......still remember that sad day in Nov. 63 as a 10 year old...rip...not being political...just recalling one of those bad days in history that stays with you...Andy

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Rick Crosby
South Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA   usa
1959 Edsel Villager "OLD Red EDSEL"
1969 MG MGB GT "Emma"
2003 Chevrolet S10 "The S10"
2011 Subaru Forester "Mom's Princess Mobile"
2013 Ford F-150 Pickup 4WD "The Behemoth"

Hey "Cuz",

Thanks for posting. I hadn't seen that pic before.thumbs up

Cheers,

Rick

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Andrew Mansell
Bolton, Greater Manchester, UK   gbr
1970 MG MGB GT
1972 MG MGB GT "Lucky..your In The Garage"
2008 Ford S-MAX

ha ha don't think it was the same car Rock Hudson used in Mcmillan and wife in the seventies...Andy

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Drake Myers
Danville Va, USA   usa

if my memory serves me well i believe that that was my grandson's car.

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James A. Krasnansky
Liberty, KY, USA   usa
1970 MG MGB GT "Chloe"
1971 MG MGB GT "Roscoe"
1972 MG MGB "Camilla"

thumbs up

I didn't know Kennedy was "one of us."



Jim K is a grease-stained wretch

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David Crosby
Lone Tree, Colorado, USA   usa
1953 MG TD "Martha Ann"
1980 MG MGB

In reply to # 2525765 by Jeff in Iowa Anise? Anise is a licorice tasting herb sometimes used for morning sickness I thought. Is there a usage I'm unfamiliar with? Maybe that's Fidel's MG.
I corrected my misspelling.winking smiley

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Andrew Mansell
Bolton, Greater Manchester, UK   gbr
1970 MG MGB GT
1972 MG MGB GT "Lucky..your In The Garage"
2008 Ford S-MAX

HEY Jim, did you know prince "Chuck" was too...he had an MGCGT as his first car I believe in about 67/68...and his Dad used to take our soon to be queen out in a "T" type ....they might even be reading this thread...smileys with beer

Jim K Avatar
James A. Krasnansky
Liberty, KY, USA   usa
1970 MG MGB GT "Chloe"
1971 MG MGB GT "Roscoe"
1972 MG MGB "Camilla"

In reply to # 2526038 by mgbgtman HEY Jim, did you know prince "Chuck" was too...he had an MGCGT as his first car I believe in about 67/68...and his Dad used to take our soon to be queen out in a "T" type ....they might even be reading this thread...smileys with beer

Yeah, Andrew -

I knew about Chuck's affliction. I named my '72 after Camilla. Frankly, I think she's a Hot Babe!

Didja know Carrol Shelby's first racer was a TC?

Camilla - Call me... winking smiley



Jim K is a grease-stained wretch



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Andrew Mansell
Bolton, Greater Manchester, UK   gbr
1970 MG MGB GT
1972 MG MGB GT "Lucky..your In The Garage"
2008 Ford S-MAX

Thanks Jim...I do now.....but it dosen't surprise me somehow I wonder what motor he planned to put in that?smileys with beer

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Andrew Mansell
Bolton, Greater Manchester, UK   gbr
1970 MG MGB GT
1972 MG MGB GT "Lucky..your In The Garage"
2008 Ford S-MAX

A Shelby American "T" type ....is just fine by me

Simon Austin Avatar
Surrey, BC, Canada   can

http://www.gizmag.com/mg-tc-road-racer-barrett-jackson/10277/

Carroll Shelby's TC sold at Barrett-Jackson in '08 for some serious money.



"Speed costs........how fast you want to spend?"

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