Ford marks 50th anniversary of the Mustang

Ford unveils the 2015 Mustang atop of the

Ford unveils the 2015 Mustang atop of the Empire State Building. (Credit: Chopper 12)

On this date in 1964, Ford Motor Co. unveiled its new Mustang model at the New York World's Fair, five days before the fair's official opening.

To mark the anniversary, Ford put a 2015 Mustang Convertible on the observation deck of the Empire State Building. The car had to be disassembled into six pieces and then carried to the 86th floor observation deck, where it was put back together overnight.

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