Saturday, 22 September 2018

1968, Car Spotting: Thornaby-on-Tees, England, UK (Woolco Car Park)

Moving car in the foreground
Morris Oxford Traveller (series VI).

First row, left to right
Ford Anglia (105E), Triumph Herald Estate, Reliant Regal, Ford Cortina MkII, Austin/Morris 1100 or 1300 (BMC ADO16), Hillman Arrow/Hunter, Ford Anglia (105E), Austin Cambridge A55, Austin/Morris 1100 or 1300 (BMC ADO16), Ford Anglia (105E), Singer Gazelle (series IV), Ford Cortina MkII.

Second row, left to right
Reliant Regal, Austin/Morris Mini (BMC ADO15), Austin/Morris Mini Van (BMC ADO15), Vauxhall Viva Estate (HB), Ford Cortina MkI Estate, unidentified car, Austin Cambridge A55 MkII, unidentified estate with car trouble, Austin Cambridge A60, Austin/Morris 1100 or 1300 (BMC ADO16), Ford Anglia Estate (105E).

Third row, left to right
Morris Minor, unidentified car, unidentified car probably Vauxhall, Austin A40 Farina MkII, Austin A35, Austin Cambridge A50, Austin/Morris 1100 or 1300 (BMC ADO16), Austin/Morris Mini (BMC ADO15), Hillman Minx, Renault 10, Austin A35, Austin A40 Farina MkII, Land Rover Series II, Hillman Minx.

Fourth row, left to right
Unidentified car, Austin/Morris Mini (BMC ADO15), Austin/Morris Mini (BMC ADO15), two unidentified cars, Vauxhall Viva (HB), three unidentified cars, Austin/Morris 1100 or 1300 (BMC ADO16), Hillman Minx, Hillman Super Minx, Bedford Van (HA), Triumph Herald, three unidentified cars.

Fifth row, left to right
Renault 4, unidentified car probably Ford Zodiac/Zephyr, Austin/Morris 1100 or 1300 (BMC ADO16), Austin/Morris Mini (BMC ADO15), Jaguar MkII, Austin/Morris Mini (BMC ADO15), Austin/Morris 1100 or 1300 (BMC ADO16), Ford Anglia (105E), two unidentified cars, Renault 10, Ford Anglia (105E), Ford Anglia (105E), Morris Minor, Ford Anglia Estate (105E), unidentified estate probably Austin or Morris, Ford Cortina MkII.

From the sixth row on it becomes very blurred. There are several Austin's, Anglia's and in the middle a very recognisable Volkswagen 1200/1300 (Type 1, Beetle).

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

1967, Car Market: France

This is an overview of all French cars available in 1967, in alphabetic order.

Alpine A110 (aka Renault Alpine)
- L4: 1108 cc, 1255 cc, 1296 cc, 1470 cc
- Berlinette (Coupé) / Cabriolet
Alpine A110

CG Spider 1000 / 1000S
- L4: 944 cc, 1118 cc (Simca)
- Cabriolet (optional hard top on 1000S)
CG Spider

Chapron
- Citroën DS based Cabriolets: Caddy, Palm Beach
- Citroën DS based Coupes: Dandy, Léman
- Citroën DS based Berline: Majesty
Citroën DS Chapron Caddy
Citroën DS Chapron Palm Beach
Citroën DS Chapron Dandy
Citroën DS Chapron Léman
Citroën DS Chapron Majesty

Citroën 2CV
- B2: 425 cc, 602 cc
Citroën 2CV

Citroën Ami6
- B2, 602 cc
- Berline / Break
Citroën Ami6 Berline
Citroën Ami6 Break

Citroën ID 19
- L4, 1985 cc
- Berline
Citroën ID 19 Berline

Citroën DS 19
- L4, 1985 cc
- Berline / Pallas Berline / Safari (Break)
Citroën DS 19 Break

Citroën DS 21
- L4, 2175 cc
- Berline / Pallas Berline / Cabriolet / Safari (Break)
Citroën DS 21 Pallas Berline
Citroën DS 21 Cabriolet

Citroën Dyane
- B2, 475 cc
Citroën Dyane

Cournil JA2
- L4, 2260 cc, 4x4
Cournil JA2

Hotchkiss JH-102 (D)
- L4: 2199 cc, 1816 cc (diesel)
Hotchkiss JH-102

Matra Jet
- Jet V: L4, 1108 cc (Renault 8 engine)
- Jet V S: L4, 1108 cc (Renault 8 Gordini engine)
- Jet 6: L4, 1255 cc (Renault 8 Gordini engine)
Matra Jet 6

Matra M530
- V4, 1699 cc (Ford Taunus V4 engine)
Matra M530

Panhard 24
- Panhard production ended on 20 July 1967
- B2, 848 cc
- Berline, Coupé
Panhard 24 BT

Peugeot 204
- L4, 1130 cc
- Berline, Break, Fourgonnette, Coupé, Cabriolet
Peugeot 204 Berline
Peugeot 204 Break
Peugeot 204 Cabriolet
Peugeot 204 Coupé

Peugeot 404
- L4: 1468 cc, 1618 cc, 1948 cc (diesel)
- Berline, Break, Coupé, Cabriolet
Peugeot 404 Berline
Peugeot 404 Break
Peugeot 404 Cabriolet
Peugeot 404 Coupé

Renault 4
- Facelifted during 1967
- L4, 747 cc
Renault 4
Renault 4 Facelift

Renault Dauphine
- production ended in 1967
- L4, 845 cc
- Berline
Renault Dauphine

Renault 8
- L4: 956 cc, 1108 cc
- Berline / Berline Gordini
Renault 8
Renault 8 Gordini

Renault 10
- Facelifted during 1967 
- L4, 1108 cc
- Berline
Renault 10
Renault 10 Facelift

Renault 16
- L4, 1470 cc
- Berline: Super / TL
Renault 16

Renault Caravelle
- L4, 1108 cc
- Coupé / Cabriolet
Renault Caravelle Cabriolet
Renault Caravelle Coupé

Simca 1000
- L4, 944 cc
- Berline, Coupé
Simca 1000 Berline
Simca 1000 Coupé

Simca 1301 / 1501
- L4: 1290 cc, 1475 cc
- Berline / Break
Simca 1301 / 1501 Berline
Simca 1301 / 1501 Break

Simca 1100
- L4: 944 cc, 1118 cc
- Berline / Break
Simca 1100

Friday, 31 August 2018

1966, Music: Belgian Single Charts 23/07/1966 (BRT, Radio 2)

N° 20
Cher with "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Sonny Bono
- Highest Position: N° 9
- Weeks in the charts: 9


N° 19
Will Tura with "Heimwee naar huis"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Will Tura, van Aleda, Nelly Byl
- Highest Position: N° 4
- Weeks in the charts: 22



N° 18
Marino Falco with "Laisse-moi seul"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Rocco Granata, Gerd Frank, Jean Darlier, Marino Falco (Marijn Devalck)
- Highest Position: N° 10
- Weeks in the charts: 11


N° 17
Roy C. with "Shotgun Wedding"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Roy Charles Hammond
- Highest Position: N° 12
- Weeks in the charts: 7



N° 16
The Peels with "Juanita Banana"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Tash Howard, Murray Kenton
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 13



N° 15
The Troggs with "Wild Thing"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Reg Presley, Chip Taylor
- Highest Position: N° 15
- Weeks in the charts: 4



N° 14
Will Tura with "Arrivederci Maria"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Will Tura, van Aleda, Nelly Byl
- Highest Position: N° 4
- Weeks in the charts: 19



N° 13
Hervé Vilard with "Mourir ou vivre"
- Country: France
- Music/Lyrics: Danyel Gérard, Ralph Bernet
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 17



N° 12
Percy Sledge with "When A Man Loves A Woman"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Calvin Lewis, Andrew Wright
- Highest Position: N° 8
- Weeks in the charts: 16


N° 11
Micky Day with "Oh Oh What A Kiss"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Harry Stranger, Georges Panken, Willy Blox
- Highest Position: N° 4
- Weeks in the charts: 17



N° 10
Roy Orbison with "Lana"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Roy Orbison, Joe Melson
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 16



N° 9
Will Andy with "Oh, Oh What A Kiss"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Harry Stranger, Georges Panken, Willy Blox
- Highest Position: N° 7
- Weeks in the charts: 19



N° 8
Adamo with "Ton nom"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Salvatore Adamo
- Highest Position: N° 7
- Weeks in the charts: 10



N° 7
The Beatles with "Paperback Writer"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: John Lennon, Paul McCartney
- Highest Position: N° 7
- Weeks in the charts: 9



N° 6
The Beach Boys with "Sloop John B"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Brian Wilson, Traditional
- Highest Position: N° 5
- Weeks in the charts: 11



N° 5
Crispian St. Peters with "The Pied Piper"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Steve Duboff, Artie Kornfeld
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 13



N° 4
The Rolling Stones with "Paint It, Black"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
- Highest Position: N° 3
- Weeks in the charts: 22



N° 3
Michel Polnareff with "La poupée qui fait non"
- Country: France
- Music/Lyrics: Michel Polnareff, Franck Gérald
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 14


N° 2
The Mamas & The Papas with "Monday Monday"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: John Phillips
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 12


N° 1
Frank Sinatra with "Strangers In The Night"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Bert Kaempfert, Eddie Snyder, Charles Singleton
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 18