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 (May… Read More

1938 History, Trivia and Fun Facts

1938 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Quick Facts from 1938: World Changing Event: First appearance of Superman in Action Comics #1 (cover-dated June). Influential Songs include: Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing) by Benny Goodman The Movies to Watch include The Adventures of Robin Hood, You Can’t Take It With You, Test Pilot, Alexander’s Ragtime Band, Angels with Dirty Faces,… 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 POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN: Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936) (Remastered) (HD 1080p) | Jack MercerWatch this video on YouTube Anthony Adverse, Dogsworth and The Great Ziegfeld each received 7 nominations. The… 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 Errol Flyn/Basil Rathbone – Duel Blood/Levasseur (Captain Blood, Michael Curtiz)Watch this video on YouTube A Midsummer Night’s Dream became the only film to win a write-in Oscar, taking Best Cinematography. 1936… Read More

What Happened in 1935?

What happened in 1935? Fun Facts 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

1935 Oscars 7th Academy Awards

1935 Oscars 7th Academy Awards Winners Announced: February 27, 1935 Held at: Biltmore Hotel (Biltmore Bowl) Host: Irvin S. Cobb Eligibility Year: 1934 Marx Brothers – A Night at the Opera (1935)_(Scene: Hiding the beds)Watch this video on YouTube Shirley Temple, age 6, received the first Juvenile Award, making her the youngest Oscar recipient ever.… Read More

What happened in 1934?

What happened in 1934? Fun Facts 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

What Happened in 1933?

What happened in 1933? Fun Facts 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