Mercury Marquis beats the Cadillac deVille (1977)

Mercury Marquis beats the Cadillac deVille (1977)

The new Cadillac deVille is a fine automobile about the same size as the new Mercury Marquis. But out of 30 individual tests of automotive qualities, the Marquis won 26. And was rated superior overall by 37 out of 50 big-car drivers.

Now hear this: Drive-in movie theater speakers

The late 1950s and the early 1960s were the drive-in glory days, when there were about 4000 such venues spread across the country -- about a quarter of the total number of movie theatres.