|World Series Champions:
St. Louis Cardinals
New York Giants
|Stanley Cup Champs:
Chicago Black Hawks
|U.S. Open Golf:
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Fred Perry/ Helen H. Jacobs
Fred Perry/Dorothy Round
|NCAA Football Champions:
|World Cup (Soccer):
|The Hotties, Sex Symbols and Fashion
Josephine Baker, Joan Blondell, Claudette Colbert, Joan
Crawford, Marion Davies, Marlene Dietrich, Kay Francis,
Jean Harlow, Katharine Hepburn, Hedy Lamarr, Myrna Loy,
Ginger Rogers, Barbara Stanwyck, Thelma Todd, Mae West,
"Take my wife, please"
- Henny Youngman
"When you care enough to send the very best"
- Hallmark cards
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Franklin D. Roosevelt
A sad realization came to six year old Shirley
Temple when a department store Santa asked her for her
Master Criminal Deaths: Baby
Face Nelson (police shoot-out), Clyde Barrow and Bonnie
Parker (police ambush)
Donald Duck first appeared in the Silly Symphonies
cartoon 'The Wise Little Hen' on June 9, 1934, although
there was a mention of him in a 1931 Disney book. He
was the first of many clothed cartoon characters who
didn't wear pants.
'It Happened One Night' won the big five Oscars - Best
Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and
The largest pearl ever found, the 'Pearl of Lao Tzu'
was found, weighing 31,893.5 carats (just over 14 lbs)
|1st appearances & 1934's Most Popular
Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Sorry!, Radio Flyer* 'Streak Lite' wagon
with horn and lights
|Best Film Oscar Winner:
It Happened One Night - This was the first film to
win the Oscar "grand slam" (Best Picture, Best
Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Screenplay).
Since Clark was so gosh darn sexy while not wearing a
t-shirt, all the cool cats and hip fellas stopped wearing
them too. T-Shirt sales plummeted!