Friday 16th August 1985
The last episode of the television show Dukes of Hazzard was aired in the US concluding a successful five-year run. Aside from Bo, Luke, and Daisy, the star of the show was General Lee, a 1969 Dodge Charger. The specially customised car became a favourite of fans as a large portion of each show was devoted to car chases and jumps. Several changes were made to the car, including custom paint, new manifolds, a special exhaust system, and a grill guard. Also, the stock horn was replaced by a special horn that played the first 12 notes of “Dixie.