|World Series Champions:
||New York Yankees
|Stanley Cup Champs:
||Detroit Red Wings
|U.S. Open Golf
|U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies)
||J. Donald Budge/Anita Lizana
||Don Budge/Dorothy Round
|NCAA Football Champions:
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
||Jean Harlow, Hedy Lamarr, Rita Hayworth,
Greta Garbo, Betty Grable, Joan Blondell
"Either he's dead, or my watch has stopped"
- Groucho Marx in A Day At The Races
"Oh The Humanity" - Radio Reporter
Herbert Morrison, on the scene of the Hindenburg disaster.
|Time Magazine's Men of the Year
||Bette Cooper (Bertrand Island, NJ)
Death: Marie Prevost (malnutrition)
Heroic Person Death: Amelia
Earhart (plane lost flying over the Pacific Ocean)
Nerd News: The Hindenburg(LZ 129) is the Greatest
*Hindenburg Update: It burned and crashed in Lakehurst,
New Jersey on May 6th. 36 people died in the accident.
Safety Tip - use helium
to float things, not hydrogen.
After 4 years, on May 28, 1937, San Francisco's Golden
Gate Bridge opened. Pedestrians were allowed a day
earler, on May 27th.
Disney's Snow White became the biggest film of all
time (at least until 'Gone With The Wind' Came out
in 1939.) The previous holder for that title was the
controversial 'Birth of a Nation' (1915)
Hewlett-Packard was founded. The first big job for
the young company was Disney, for Fantasia. Although
intially a manufacturer of mesurement instruments,
they entered the computer industry in the 1960s.
Hector Boiardi started canning his great pasta sauce
You probably know him better as Chef Boyardee.
From the family home recipe of Giovanni and Assunta
Cantisano, Ragu spaghetti sauce hit the store shelves.
Ray-Ban sunglasses were made for U.S. Air Force pilots
in 1936, and were such a hit that they began to be
sold to the public in 1937. The brand has been featured
in many films.
They say that Picasso's greatest work was Guernica,
which he painted in 1937. It was over 11 feet high
and 25 feet wide. Here is a very small picture of
this famous work:
|1st appearances & 1937's
Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
||KIng's Men Game , Bargain Day Game
, Cootie Game
|Best Film Oscar Winner:
||The Life of Emile Zola