1958 Fun Facts, Trivia and History

1958 Fun Facts, Trivia and History 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 Influencial 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, High… 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 Influencial Songs include: Tutti Frutti by Little Richard and Don’t Be Cruel/ Hound Dog by Elvis Presley The Happy Earworm: The Happy… 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

1950 Fun Facts, Trivia & History

1950 History, Trivia and Fun Facts Quick Facts from 1950: World Changing Event: Pope Pius XII confirmed there was no conflict between Christianity and the theory of evolution, and the Church officially supported the idea of theistic evolution. The immortal cancer cells collected from patient Henrietta Lacks months before her 1950 death are still alive and… 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

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… Read More

1930 History, Fun Facts and Trivia

1930 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Quick Facts from 1930: World Changing Event: The chocolate chip cookie was invented by Ruth Wakefield of the Toll House Inn in Whitman, Massachusetts. Influential Songs include: Happy Days are Here Again by Benny Menoff and his Orchestra. Also Puttin’ on the Ritz. The Movies to Watch include Whoopee!, Animal Crackers, All Quiet… Read More