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

1937 Oscars 9th Academy Awards

1937 Oscars 9th Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 4, 1937 Held at: Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California Host: George Jessel Eligibility Year: 1936 Anthony Adverse, Dogsworth and The Great Ziegfeld each received 7 nominations. The “Academy Award of Merit” is what the Oscar statue is officially called. The standard length of a 35 mm… Read More

1936 Oscars 8th Academy Awards

1936 Oscars 8th Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 5, 1936 Held at: Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California Host: Frank Capra Eligibility Year: 1935 A Midsummer Night’s Dream became the only film to win a write-in Oscar, taking Best Cinematography. 1936 was the first year the awards were referred to as “Oscars”. 1936 Oscar Nominees… Read More

What Happened in 1935?

What happened in 1935? Pop Culture Quiz! 35 Trivia Questions for 1935 History 1. Who was the greatest woman’s figure skater and film star in the 1920s and 1930s? Sonja Henie 2. What was the name of the horror movie sequel, starring Boris Karloff and Elsa Lanchester, that came to theaters on April 22, 1935?… Read More

What happened in 1934?

What happened in 1934? Pop Culture Quiz! 34 Trivia Questions for 1934 History 1. Created by Alex Raymond, what space adventure comic strip debuted on January 7, 1934? Flash Gordon 2. How many people lived in the United States in 1934? The population was an estimated 126,373,773 people. 3. On December 27, 1934, the country… Read More

1934 Oscars 6th Academy Awards

1934 Oscars 6th Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 16, 1934 Held at: The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California Host: Will Rogers Eligibility Year: August 1, 1932, to December 31, 1933 Cavalcade, A Farewell to Arms and Lady for a Day each earned 6 nominations. First Oscar “oops!”: Will Rogers presented the Academy Award for… Read More

What Happened in 1933?

What happened in 1933? Pop Culture Quiz! 33 Trivia Questions for 1933 History 1. Who was President of the United States in 1933? Herbert Hoover (March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1933) and Franklin D. Roosevelt (March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945) 2. What was the Biggest Number One Song of 1933? (tie) Stormy Weather by… Read More