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04/12/1954 The first Burger King is opened

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Burger King History

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1960's Burgerking Commercial

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Vintage Burger King Commercial - Have it Your Way - 1974

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Burger King | King Combo | Television Commercial | 1986

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McDonald’s vs. Burger King Which One is Better

The company was founded in 1953 as Insta-Burger King, a Jacksonville, Florida–based restaurant chain. After Insta-Burger King ran into financial difficulties, its two Miami-based franchisees David Edgerton and James McLamore purchased the company and renamed it "Burger King". They opened their first restaurant at 3090 NW 36th Street in Miami.