September 19, 1968 - Car shopping season in full swing
Updated: Thursday, September 19 2013, 07:54 AM EDT
On this day back in 1968: balloons and snacks!
That was the scene at the old Schenectady Chrysler Plymouth.
Customers kicked the tires, slammed the doors, and checked under the hood of brand-new cars.
American car companies used to unveil new cars in September, so they held special events to bring car buyers in.