Living in Orleans, France in the 60s
I was assigned to Orleans, France during 1960 to 1962 as a general medical officer. The dollar was worth eight NF which stands for New Francs ... which helped us to get around. It was a new line of cars for the French Peugeot Company called the 404 ...
IN IVORY COAST, PALACE ON 8-LANE ROAD TO NOWHERE
A few years back, Yamoussoukro was just another village in the bush, but it had the distinction of being the birth place of Felix Houphouet-Boigny, who has ruled the Ivory Coast since its independence from France in 1960 ... to the French franc and France ...
Investing In Gold Online
It's similar to the cycle that lasted from the late 1960s through, let's say ... moving out of financials and into tangibles. TWST: How much is the gold price increasing according to US dollars? Mr. Turk: The gold price has been up five years in a row.
Searching for a fair playing field in the wine ratings game
By the 1960s Hugh Johnson was pioneering wine writing as we know it. His first book on the subject, entitled simply Wine, conveyed as much ... 1950s the French Franc had become so devalued it became necessary to create the “New Franc” worth 100 times ...
Shirley Temple is still quite a doll
Q. How much do you think this Coca-Cola bottle opener is worth? A. The slogan "Have a Coke" is impressed on one leg of this circa 1950s giveaway, which has a current listed value of $15. Q. We received this Ansonia clock back in the 1960s from my wife's ...