More than 8 million Ford Mustangs have been sold since the model’s launch in 1964. Gail Wise is believed to be the very first person to buy one of the iconic sports cars. The widely anticipated model officially went on sale on April 17 that year, but the Park Ridge woman managed to drive one home from her Chicago Ford dealer two days before, on April 15. Oddly enough, she wasn’t even looking for a Mustang.
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