|July 1925 - December 1970|
|Gus Wilson's Model Garage|
1958 Table of Contents
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● European Economic Community (Common Market) becomes effective (Jan. 1).
● Army's Jupiter-C rocket fires first U.S. Earth satellite, Explorer I, into orbit (Jan. 31).
● Egypt and Syria merge into United Arab Republic (Feb. 1).
● Khrushchev becomes premier of Soviet Union as Bulganin resigns (Mar. 27).
● Gen. Charles de Gaulle becomes French premier (June 1), remaining in power until 1969
● Eisenhower orders U.S. Marines into Lebanon at request of President Chamoun, who fears overthrow (July 15).
● New French constitution adopted (Sept. 28).
● de Gaulle elected president of 5th Republic (Dec. 21)
● Final Packard is Built
● Government mandates retail price sticker on cars