|<< - 1932|
|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 Icons:
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"
"Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.
"Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!"
"When I'm good, I'm very very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better"
"Why don't you come up sometime and see me?"
"Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come
back a star!"
|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).
| Nerd News:
King Kong was the first over-the-top Sci Fi Blockbuster Movie.
The Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was repealed, allowing sale and consumption of alcoholic drinks, and ending Prohibition.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' cookbook.
Richard Hollingshead opened the first movie Drive-In in Camden, NJ.
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: