In 1964 I was 9 years old. My father was in the Navy and we were being transferred to Spain. Our point of embarkation was NYC. While in New York we visited the World's Fair. I vividly remember a red Mustang with white interior on the turntable outside the pavilion. I thought it was the coolest car I'd ever seen. We stood in-line for who knows how long to ride on the Magic Skyway Ride. I, of course, wanted to ride in the new Mustang. Alas, when our turn came we ended up in a Fairlane convertible. I was NOT a happy camper, however, whimpering and complaining in the in-front of 'The Captain" was strictly verboten. From that day on I dreamed of owning a Mustang, but I never have. Coming up on 60 years later, maybe it's time. I've heard there were a total of 11 Mustangs used on Magic Skyway Ride. I don't believe that includes the Mustangs used on the turntable outside, because I've seen pictures of a Fastback and Notchback on the podium and only convertibles were used on the Magic Skyway Ride. Apparently, only 3 of the Magic Skyway Ride Mustangs are known to survive. I wonder how many of the turntable cars still exist and if there is are any records of the cars used.
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