What Happened in 1956?

What happened in 1956? Fun Facts Quiz! 56 Trivia Questions for 1956 History 1. What was Elvis Presley’s first nationwide released single; also his first number one record? Heartbreak Hotel 2. Norma Jean Mortenson changed her name to what? Marilyn Monroe 3. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s 1913 play Pygmalion, this Broadway Show opened in… Read More

What Happened in 1955?

What happened in 1955? Fun Facts Quiz! 55 Trivia Questions for 1955 History 1. What was the highest-grossing film of 1955? Cinerama Holiday 2. This actor, who died in 1955, was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. Who was he? James Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30,… Read More

What Happened In 1954?

What happened in 1954? Fun Facts Quiz! 54 Trivia Questions for 1954 History 1. What was the highest-grossing film of 1954? White Christmas 2. Name the first nuclear-powered submarine, is launched in Groton, Connecticut. The USS Nautilus 3. In 1954, what was the average life expectancy in the United States? Men – 66.7 years, Women… Read More

What Happened in 1950?

What happened in 1950? Fun Facts Quiz! 50 Trivia Questions for 1950 History 1. This comic strip character is best described as a lazy American soldier and continued after his creator, Mort Walker’s death, in 2018. Name that apathetic soldier. Beetle Bailey 2. How many people lived in the United States in 1950? The population… 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

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

What Happened in 1942?

What happened in 1942? Fun Facts Quiz! 42 Trivia Questions for 1942 History 1. What was Muhammed Ali’s name at birth, on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky? Cassius Clay (Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., died June 3, 2016) 2. How many people lived in the United States in 1942? The population was an estimated 134,859,553… Read More

What Happened in 1941?

What happened in 1941? Fun Facts Quiz! 41 Trivia Questions for 1941 History 1. Who was President of the United States in 1941? Franklin D. Roosevelt (March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945) 2. What was the Biggest Number One Song of 1941? Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy) by Jimmy Dorsey 3. To the nearest dime,… 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

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

What Happened in 1931?

What happened in 1931? Fun Facts Quiz! 31 Trivia Questions for 1931 History 1. Based on a 1927 play by Peggy Webling, which was based on an 1818 novel, what classic horror film was released on November 21, 1931? Frankenstein 2. This 1931 silent romantic comedy film written, produced, directed by, and starring the same… Read More

What Happened in 1930?

What happened in 1930? Fun Facts Quiz! 30 Trivia Questions for 1930 History 1. What was the Biggest Number One Song of 1930? Stein Song (University of Maine) by Rudy Vallee 2. What was the average household income in 1930? $4,887.01 3. Who won the US Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing in 1930? Gallant Fox 4.… Read More

What Happened in 1929?

What happened in 1929? Fun Facts 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