|World Series Champions:
New York Giants
|Stanley Cup Champs:
New York Rangers
|U.S. Open Golf:
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Fred Perry/ Helen H. Jacobs
Jack Crawford/Helen Moody
|NCAA Football Champions:
|The Hotties, Sex Symbols and Fashion
Josephine Baker, Joan Blondell, Claudette Colbert, Greta
Garbo, Joan Crawford, Marion Davies, Dolores Del Rio,
Marlene Dietrich, Kay Francis, Jean Harlow, Katharine
Hepburn, Hedy Lamarr, Myrna Loy, Ginger Rogers, Barbara
Stanwyck, Thelma Todd, Raquel Torres, Mae West, Fay Wray
|"The 1933 Quotes"
"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt
"Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty
killed the Beast.
- Robert Armstrong, in 'King Kong'
"Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten
- Oliver Hardy, in 'Sons of the Desert'
"When I'm good, I'm very very good, but when I'm
bad, I'm better"
- Mae West, in 'I'm No Angel'
"Why don't you come up sometime and see me?"
- Mae West, in 'She Done Him Wrong'
"Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've
got to come back a star!"
- Warner Baxter, in '42nd Street'
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Hugh Samuel Johnson
Mary Katherine Campbell (Columbus, Ohio)
The first 'Nude Scene' is often credited to Hedy Lamarr
in 'Extase' (Ecstasy).
(You can mouseover King Kong below for a peek)
King Kong was the first over-the-top Sci Fi Blockbuster
The Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
was repealed, allowing sale and consumption of alcoholic
drinks, and ending Prohibition. The 18th amendment was
the first (and only) constitutional amendment that actually
withheld a right from American citizens - the constititution
has traditioninally protected individual rights.
The 'Gold Standard' was dropped by the United States,
which opted for a 'modified gold bullion standard.'
The Gallo (Ernest & Julio) Winery opened.
Frances Perkins was named secretary of labor by President
Roosevelt, the first U.S. female cabinet member.
The Thomas E. Wilson Company (later called Wilson Sporting
Goods) introduced the R-90 sand wedge golf club.
1933 was the first time you could buy a 'Betty Crocker'
Richard Hollingshead opened the first movie Drive-In
in Camden, NJ.
|1st appearances & 1933's Most Popular
Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Two nerds fron Cleveland, Jerome Siegel and Joseph
Shuster, had a little self-published science fiction
fanzine called 'Science Fiction', and in issue #3, had
a story about a super-powered telepath who attempted
to take over the world. A few years later they evolved
the Super-Man idea and brought to it to National Allied
Publications, which later became DC Comics, and the
character named Superman became the most popular fictional
character of all time.
|Best Film Oscar Winner: