1949 Trivia, History and Fun Facts

1949 Trivia, History and Fun Facts Quick Facts from 1949: World Changing Event: On April 4, 1949, The North Atlantic Treaty was signed, making the United States closer with our European allies. Influential Songs include Some Enchanted Evening from the musical, South Pacific, and the now-controversial Baby It’s Cold Outside by various duos. The Movies to Watch include Mighty Joe… Read More

1949 Oscars 21st Academy Awards

1949 Oscars 21st Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 24, 1949 Held at: The Academy Theater, Hollywood, California, USA Host: Robert Montgomery Eligibility Year: 1948 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) TrailerWatch this video on YouTube Johnny Belinda earned 12 Oscar nominations, winning 1. Hamlet was the first time an individual (Laurence Olivier) directed himself… Read More

1947 History, Fun Facts and Trivia

1947 History, Fun Facts and Trivia Quick Facts from 1947: World Changing Event: The first general-purpose computer, the almost 30-ton ENIAC ), contained 18,000 vacuum tubes, 70,000 resistors, and 10,000 capacitors. Influential Songs include: Heartaches by Ted Weems and This Land Is Your Land by Woody Guthrie The Movies to Watch include Miracle on 34th Street, Gentleman’s Agreement, The Secret… Read More

What Happened in 1947?

What happened in 1947? Fun Facts Quiz! 47 Trivia Questions for 1947 History 1. What was the highest-grossing film of 1947? Welcome Stranger 2. This film, starring Maureen O’Hara, John Payne and  Natalie Wood, won 3 Academy Awards. Miracle on 34th Street 3. In 1947, what was the average life expectancy in the United States?… Read More

1946 Oscars 18th Academy Awards

1946 Oscars 18th Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 7, 1946 Held at: Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California Host: Jimmy Stewart and Bob Hope Eligibility Year: 1945 Bing Sings "The Bells of St. Mary's"Watch this video on YouTube Bing Crosby was the first actor to be nominated twice for playing the same character in two films,… Read More

1945 Trivia, History and Fun Facts

1945 Trivia, History and Fun Facts Quick Facts from 1945: World Changing Events: The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9th. Horrors of the Nazi Holocaust and concentration camps were exposed. Popular Songs include: There I’ve Said It Again by Vaughn Monroe and Pop Standards I’m Beginning To See The Light and Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive The… Read More

1945 Oscars 17th Academy Awards

1945 Oscars 17th Academy Awards Watch this video on YouTube Winners Announced: March 15, 1945 Held at: Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California Host: John Cromwell and Bob Hope Eligibility Year: 1944 Gaslight (1944) Official Trailer – Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman Movie HDWatch this video on YouTube This was the first and only time an individual… Read More

1944 Oscars 16th Academy Awards

1944 Oscars 16th Academy Awards 🎥 CASABLANCA (1942) | Full Movie Trailer | Full HD | 1080pWatch this video on YouTube Winners Announced: March 2, 1944 Held at: Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Hollywood, California Host: Jack Benny Eligibility Year: 1943 The Song of Bernadette -1943- 720p -BluRayWatch this video on YouTube The Song of Bernadette earned… Read More

What happened in 1943

What happened in 1943? Fun Facts Quiz! 43 Trivia Questions for 1943 History 1. Starring two monster characters, with established films, this was the first major crossover release. Name the characters. Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman 2. During World War II, the National Football League merged Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers into a single franchise.… Read More

1943 Oscars 15th Academy Awards

1943 Oscars 15th Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 4, 1943 Held at: Cocoanut Grove, The Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California Host: Bob Hope Eligibility Year: 1942 Lou Gehrig's 4th of July Farewell.Watch this video on YouTube Irving Berlin presented the Academy Award for Best Song, which he ended up winning for “White Christmas”. Best Documentary… Read More