What Happened in 1929?

What happened in 1929? Pop Culture Quiz! 29 Trivia Questions for 1929 History 1. What happened on October 28, 1929? The Wall Street Crash (Black Monday) The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged nearly 13 percent. 2. What was the Biggest Number One Song of 1929? Tip Toe Through The Tulips – Nick Lucas 3. What famous… Read More

1929 Oscars 1st Academy Awards

1929 Oscars 1st Academy Awards Winners announced on May 16, 1929 Held at: Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel’s Blossom Room. Host: Actor Douglas Fairbanks. Eligibility Year: 1927/1928 Trivia: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Foundation were started by MGM boss, Louis B. Mayer. There were 230 original members of the Academy. Adolph Hitler was… Read More

What Happened in 1928?

What happened in 1928? Pop Culture Quiz! 28 Trivia Questions for 1928 History 1. The Threepenny Opera debuted in 1928. What Pop Music Standard is from this musical play? (Hint: It was a #1 song in 1959) Mack The Knife 2. What was the Biggest Number One Song of 1928? Sonny Boy – Al Jolson 3. In 1928,… Read More

What Happened in 1927?

What happened in 1927? Pop Culture Quiz! 27 Trivia Questions for 1927 History 1. What was the highest-grossing movie of 1927? The Jazz Singer 2. Who (or what) was the first giant balloon in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade? Felix the Cat 3. What major Swedish car company debuted in 1927? Volvo 4. In 1927, what… Read More

What Happened in 1926?

What happened in 1926? Pop Culture Quiz! 26 Trivia Questions for 1926 History 1. What premiere German automobile company was founded in 1926? Mercedes-Benz 2. How many people lived in the United States in 1926? The population was an estimated 117,397,000 people. 3. Released in 1923 as “Baby gays”, what do we call them today?… Read More

What happened in 1925?

What happened in 1925? Pop Culture Quiz! 25 Trivia Questions for 1925 History 1. Who was President of the United States in 1925? Calvin Coolidge (August 2, 1923 – March 4, 1929) 2. What was the Biggest Number One Song of 1925? (tie) I’ll See You in My Dreams by Isham Jones and Ray Miller OR Yes Sir!… Read More

What Happened in 1924?

What happened in 1924? Pop Culture Quiz! 24 Trivia Questions for 1924 History 1. They call it “The World’s Largest parade” – What is it? Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2. In 1924, what was the average life expectancy in the United States? Men – 58.1 years, Women – 61.5 years. 3. Los Angeles resident Lionel… Read More

1923 Fun Facts, Trivia and History

1923 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Quick Facts from 1923: World (Pop Culture) Changing Event: Howard Carter opened the inner burial chamber of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s tomb and finds the sarcophagus Influential Songs include: Yes! We Have No Bananas by Billy Jones and others. Also, Parade of the Wooden Soldiers and I’ll Build A Stairway to Paradise by Paul Whiteman. The… Read More

What Happened in 1923?

What Happened in 1923? Pop Culture Quiz! 23 Trivia Questions for 1923 History 1. Two brothers, Walter and Roy, founded what animation company? The Walt Disney Studio (Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio) 2. What dance craze that became popular for the rest of the decade, was introduced by The Ziegfield Follies of 1923 by the all-black… Read More

What happened in 1922?

What happened in 1922? Pop Culture Quiz! 22 Trivia Questions for 1922 History 1. What was the Biggest Number One Song of 1922? April Showers by Al Jolson 2. What was the average household income in 1922? $3,143.46 3. What was the original name for the Eskimo Pie ice cream bar? I-Scream Bar 4. What was… Read More