|World Series Champions:
||New York Yankees
|Stanley Cup Champs:
|U.S. Open Golf
|U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies)
||Robert Riggs/Sarah Palfrey Cooke
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
||Gene Tierney, Rita Hayworth, Lana
Turner, Betty Grable
- Orson Wells, in 'Citizen Kane'
"The stuff that dreams are made of"
- Humphrey Bogart in 'TheThe Maltese Falcon'
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year
||Franklin D. Roosevelt
||Rosemary LaPlanche (Los Angeles,
||December 7th 'a date which will live in
infamy.' Many American's believe that President Franklin
D. Roosevelt knew about the Japanese "sneak attack"
on Pearl Harbor. They say he let it happen because it
was the only way he could get Americans involved in
Regis Toomey and Jane Wyman held the longest screen
kiss at 3 minutes and 5 seconds in You're In The
Fantasia and Citizen Kane both bombed
at the box office.
Coach bags, introduced in 1941, were based on the
design and surface wear on a baseball glove.
Using Dr. Charles Drew's idea, the American Red Cross
decided to set up blood donor stations to collect
plasma for the U.S. Armed Forces.
Glenn Miller's "Chattanooga Choo-Choo" was
awarded the first Gold record.
Plutonium was officially chemically identified on
February 23rd by Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg's team.
A ten second ad for Bulova watches, is aired by NBC.
This was the first television commercial, and cost
John Huston made his directorial debut in the gritty
detective movie The Maltese Falcon starring
Humphrey Bogart. Many historians consider this film
to be the first example of film noir.
Aquaman debuted in More Fun Comics, issue number
||Watching 'Citizen Kane' at the local theater
|1st appearances & 1941's
Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
||FAO Schwartz opens in New York City.
|Best Film Oscar Winner:
||How Green Was My Valley