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

1939 Oscars 11th Academy Awards

1939 Oscars 11th Academy Awards Winners Announced: February 23, 1939 Held at: Biltmore Hotel Host: none Eligibility Year: 1938 You Can’t Take It With You earned 7 nominations. This was the first ceremony in which a foreign language film (Grand Illusion) was nominated for Best Picture. 1939 Oscar Nominees and Winners Outstanding Production: You Can’t… Read More