Factual error: When Loretta is having her initial pregnancy exam, the doctor tells her he hasn't seen her since she was a little girl getting her measles shot. Loretta Lynn was born in April of 1932, married in January of 1948 and her first pregnancy happened soon after. The doctor scene had to take place mid- to late 1948 or early 1949. Measles shots were non-existent in those days.
Factual error: Doolittle Lynn is visiting Loretta when she is 13, which would be around 1945. The jeep he is driving is at least a 1949 model. Pre-1949 jeeps had a split windshield. Also the civilian jeep wasn't introduced until 1946, so in his first appearance he would have to be driving a military issued jeep.
Factual error: In several scenes after the funeral of Loretta Lynn's father, Duke and Loretta drive around Kentucky and Tennessee visiting radio stations to urge them to play her Honky Tonk Girl record and listening to the stations on the car radio. But the reception would be almost impossible because the 4-door 1956 Ford hardtop they are driving has no radio aerial at all on the car. For that model year, the aerial was usually on the right front passenger side of the car. I owned one so I remember.MarkQRhoads
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