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Spanish Daily Journal
     May 15, 2018      #44-134 sdj
 
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Five interesting facts about McDonalds

Anniversary day

Seventy-eight years ago today, on May, 15, 1940, two brothers, Maurice and Richard McDonald, set up a fast food restaurant in San Bernardino, Calif. They named it “McDonald’s Bar-B-Q.” It grew into today’s industry giant.

Kroc built the empire

Salesman Ray Kroc visited the McDonald brothers restaurant and was impressed by their success and efficiency. He purchased franchise rights from them, and in 1955, he opened his first franchise in Des Plaines.

That number has multiplied

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