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

1920 History, Trivia and Fun Facts

1920 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Quick Facts from 1920: World Changing Event: US Senate rejected the Versailles Treaty, effectively nullifying the League of Nations. World Changing Event: Treaty of Sèvres officially dissolved the Ottoman Empire. The Birth of Mass Media: On November 2, 1920, the first commercially-licensed radio station began broadcasting live results of… Read More