Did You Know . . . ???
*In 1937 brothers Dick and Mac McDonald open a hamburger stand called "The Airdrome" at the airport in Monrovia, California. On May 15th 1940 the McDonalds opened their first McDonald's restaurant, on U.S. Route 66, at 14th and E St. In 1972, The McDonald's system generated $1 billion in sales through 2200 restaurants; in 1980 the 6000th McDonald's restaurant opened in Munich, Germany; by 2009 McDonalds had 31,000+ outlets worldwide.