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Who recorded The Continental in the 1970's?

Elizabeth McGovern or similar name?? . I know this is probably not correct but the name Elizabeth McGovern rings a bell. This hopefully might trigger a more accurate response from someone who knows! This track was played regularly on BBC Radio 2 in the late 1970's and I always cranked up the volu ( Full Answer )

What was the land speed record for 1960?

the fastest land speed record in a ford car was set in a ford gt 500 kr mustang with superchargers (x6) and nitrous! it did 200 mph

What is the land speed record?

Depends what you mean: Road Car: 275mph (Koeniggsegg Agera R) Road Motorcycle: 300mph (Dodge Tomahawk) . The current absolute record holder is ThrustSSC, a twinturbofan-powered car which achieved 763 miles per hour (1,228 km/h)for the mile (1.6 km), breaking the sound barrier.

What is the World Land Speed Record?

763.035 MPH (1227.99 KmH) by Andy Green of Great Britain on October 15, 1997 at Black Rock Desert in the state of Nevada in the USA. The same team are wanting to beat this record and exceed 1000mph but the date hasn't been fully set but is some time around 2010. Bloodhound SS

What holds the land speed record?

the fastest is thrust ssc it is the only land vehicle to have gone faster than the speed of sound at 1227 mph

How fast does the car that holds the world land speed record go?

There is, as yet, no official definitions and criteria by which car land speed records are judged. However, the fastest speed achieved by . a 4 wheeled car driven by an internal combustion engine, was 394.14 miles (634.39 kms) per hour , by John Cobb in the Railton Mobil Special on Septembe ( Full Answer )

What is the land speed record for NASCAR?

The 1987 Winston 500 from Talladega was the sight of some incredible performances. Bill Elliott set the NASCAR speed record with a lap of 212.809mph (that is 342.48km/h, kilometers per hour).

What spacecraft landed on mars in 1970?

In 1971, the Soviet Union launched Mars 2 and Mars 3. Mars 2crashed upon reaching Mars, while Mars 3 was the first spaceship tomake a successful landing. Unfortunately, communications ceasedfrom the Mars 3 lander after only 20 seconds. There were nolandings in 1970.

What is the land speed record for a tricycle?

Well, that depends on your perspective... The fastest legitimate FIM ( international governing body on motorcycle racing ) speed record for a tricycle is held by Craig Breedlove at 526 mph. This was set at the Bonneville Salt Flats in 1964, in his jet powered Spirit of America . Although this was t ( Full Answer )

Land speed record 2009?

The world land speed record has not changed. It is still 763 mphwhich was set by Thrust SSC at Black Rock Desert, USA on Oct 15,1997.

How do you work out the speed of land speed record?

The current ultimate land speed record was set in 1997 at 763 mphwhich is recorded at top speed through a 1 mile speed trap. The runis then ran in the other direction within 1 hour. The average ofboth runs is the official record.

What are the recorder notes for the song This Land is Your Land?

This land is your land, this land is my land From California to the New York Island, From the redwood forest to the gulf stream water, This land was made for you and me. As I went walking that ribbon of highway I saw above me that endless skyway, I saw below me that golden valley This land was made ( Full Answer )

Spacecraft that landed on mars in 1970?

The first man made probes to successfully land on the surface of Mars were two Soviet probes; Mars 2 on November 27 and Mars 3 on December 2, 1971, but both ceased communicating within seconds of landing. The NASA Viking program had two landers; Viking 1 remained operational for six years, Viking 2 ( Full Answer )

In what year was the first land speed record set?

First wheel driven land speed record set in 1898 by Jeantaud Duc inFrance with a speed of 39.24 mph. First Jet or Rocket powered record set in 1963 by Spirit of Americaat 407.4 mph.

What holds the fastest land speed record?

Thrust SSC twin jet engines- 763mph. Wheel driven turbine (vesco turbinator) -470mph. Wheel driven, boosted gas engine(speed demon turbocharged smallblock hemi)- 439.5mph. Wheel driven, NA gas engine- (1965 Goldenrod 1965 4-Fuel injected 426hemi's)-409mph.

Where was the land speed record achieved?

at Daytona Beach Florida for a Stanley Steamer and a couple of "Bluebird" streamliners. On the German Autoban for a couple of German cars. In Nevada and Australia recently. But by far the most records have been set at the Bonneville Salt Flats west of Salt Lake City, Utah. I am sure I missed a few, ( Full Answer )

Why is it difficult to break land speed record?

There are many reasons why it is hard, one is that air Resistance and another is that you need a very powerful engine to spin the wheels. Another is that to break the record the Wheels get very hot and will melt so expensive rubber is needed.

Have Any British People Ever Broken The Land Speed Record?

Among others, Sir Malcolm Campbell ( and later, his son, Donald) Sir Henry Segrave ( spelled differently than the Fire engine company) and George Eyston ( pronounced Ee-ston) and also John Cobb. all held or broke existing Land speed records at various sites, including Bonneville.

What was used to measure the land speed record?

It can be done with lasers or with GPS. GPS can measure distance and time, using atomic clocks on satellites. They can also use laser switches. When the car goes through a laser beam, it triggers a clock to start. When the car cuts through another laser beam a mile away, the clock stops.

What is the speed limit for trains in 1970's?

125 miles per hour in the US. In the US, the highest speeds and speed limits were on what is referred to as the Northeast Corridor between New York City and Washington, DC. Penn Central ran passenger trains on this line at up to 125 mph under their Metroliner service. Amtrak was formed April 1, 1976 ( Full Answer )

How many tornadoes were recorded in the US in 1970?

There were 653 recorded tornadoes in the U.S. in 1970. Note however that at this point in history the majority of weak tornadoes were missed and most tornadoes are weak. The actual number of tornadoes was probably much higher than this figure, possibly more than double.