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1970

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This article is about the year. For the set, see 1970 Pirates Gun Cart.
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Events[edit]

  • The company grew to 1,000 employees.
  • Jesse Shwayder, the founder of the Samsonite Corporation, died at the age of 88.
  • The LEGO Group started the process to regain the USA LEGO license from Samsonite.
  • The first plastic roadway plate was introduced, 50x50 green and gray, in USA/Canada only.

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Facts about "1970"