1958 Fun Facts, Trivia and History

1958 History, Trivia and Fun Facts Quick Facts from 1958: World Changing Event: President Dwight Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, creating NASA. The Top Song was At The Hop by Danny & The Juniors Influential Songs include: Tequila by The Champs, Tom Dooley by The Kingston Trio and Rebel Rouser by Duane Eddy The Movies to Watch include South Pacific,… Read More

1957 History, Trivia and Fun Facts

1957 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Quick Facts from 1957: World Changing Event: The Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first space satellite, starting the Space Race. The Top Song was All Shook Up by Elvis Presley Influential Songs include: The Banana Boat Song (Day-o) by Harry Belafonte and Wake Up Little Suzie by The Everly Brothers The Movies to Watch include An… Read More

1956 Fun Facts, History and Trivia

1956 Fun Facts, History and Trivia Quick Facts from 1956: World Changing Event: Elvis Presley appeared on The Ed Sullivan Sullivan Show on September 9. 82.6% of American households watched. The Top Song was Don’t Be Cruel/ Hound Dog by Elvis Presley Influential Songs include: Tutti Frutti by Little Richard and Don’t Be Cruel/ Hound Dog by Elvis Presley The Happy Earworm: The Happy… Read More

What Happened in 1956?

What happened in 1956? Fun Facts Quiz! 56 Trivia Questions for 1956 History 1. What was Elvis Presley’s first nationwide released single; also his first number one record? Heartbreak Hotel 2. Norma Jean Mortenson changed her name to what? Marilyn Monroe 3. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s 1913 play Pygmalion, this Broadway Show opened in… Read More

1954 Fun Facts, Trivia and History

1954 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Quick Facts from 1954: World Changing Event: RCA produced the first color televisions for public use Biggest Songs include: Three Coins In The Fountain by Four Aces featuring Al Alberts, Secret Love by Doris Day and Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight by The Spaniels Influential Songs include: Mr. Sandman by The Chordettes, Gee by The Crows, Shake, Rattle and Roll by Joe Turner… Read More

What Happened in 1950?

What happened in 1950? Fun Facts Quiz! 50 Trivia Questions for 1950 History 1. This comic strip character is best described as a lazy American soldier and continued after his creator, Mort Walker’s death, in 2018. Name that apathetic soldier. Beetle Bailey 2. How many people lived in the United States in 1950? The population… Read More

1949 Trivia, History and Fun Facts

1949 Trivia, History and Fun Facts Quick Facts from 1949: World Changing Event: On April 4, 1949, The North Atlantic Treaty was signed, making the United States closer with our European allies. Influential Songs include Some Enchanted Evening from the musical, South Pacific, and the now-controversial Baby It’s Cold Outside by various duos. The Movies to Watch include Mighty Joe… Read More

1947 History, Fun Facts and Trivia

1947 History, Fun Facts and Trivia Quick Facts from 1947: World Changing Event: The first general-purpose computer, the almost 30-ton ENIAC ), contained 18,000 vacuum tubes, 70,000 resistors, and 10,000 capacitors. Influential Songs include: Heartaches by Ted Weems and This Land Is Your Land by Woody Guthrie The Movies to Watch include Miracle on 34th Street, Gentleman’s Agreement, The Secret… Read More

What Happened in 1947?

What happened in 1947? Fun Facts Quiz! 47 Trivia Questions for 1947 History 1. What was the highest-grossing film of 1947? Welcome Stranger 2. This film, starring Maureen O’Hara, John Payne and  Natalie Wood, won 3 Academy Awards. Miracle on 34th Street 3. In 1947, what was the average life expectancy in the United States?… Read More

1945 Trivia, History and Fun Facts

1945 Trivia, History and Fun Facts Quick Facts from 1945: World Changing Events: The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9th. Horrors of the Nazi Holocaust and concentration camps were exposed. Popular Songs include: There I’ve Said It Again by Vaughn Monroe and Pop Standards I’m Beginning To See The Light and Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive The… Read More

1939 Fun Facts, History and Trivia

1939 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Quick Facts from 1939: A World-Changing Event: General Motors introduced the Hydra-Matic drive, the first mass-produced, fully automatic transmission, as an option in 1940 model year Oldsmobile automobiles. Another World Changing Event: Batman, created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger, made his first appearance in Detective Comics #27 (May… Read More