March 13: Herbie the Love Bug appears in theaters on this date in 1969

Herbie the Love BugAfter buying the rights to a 1967 novel featuring a cute car that drives itself, Disney executives weren't sure what kind of car to use in the film they were developing. So they parked several models at the gates of Disneyland to see which drew the most reaction from passers-by — and the older Volkswagen [...]



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