|World Series Champions:
New York Yankees
|Stanley Cup Champs:
New York Rangers
|U.S. Open Golf:
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Henri Cochet/Helen Wills
Rene Lacoste/Helen Wills
|NCAA Football Champions:
Georgia Tech & USC
|Sex Symbols, Hotties and Fashion Icons:
Josephine Baker, Clara Bow, Dolores Costello, Louise Brooks,
Joan Crawford, Marion Davies, Dolores Del Rio, Greta Garbo,
Myrna Loy, Mary Pickford, Anna May Wong
"Every man, wherever he goes, is encompassed by a
cloud of comforting convictions, which move with him like
flies on a summer day" - Bertrand Russell
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Ida Rosenthal founded Maidenform, the company that
defined bra sizes like A, B, C, D, etc.
'The Lights Of New York' was the first movie to be
filmed entirely with sound.
Babies have been eating Gerber baby foods since 1928.
Dorothy Gerber started making them for her daughter
1928's most comfortable invention was the Lay-Z-Boy
Thomas Midgley and Charles Kettering invented Freon.
Freon is now blamed for the depletion of the earth's
ozone shield, as well as being a handy portable air
Alexander Fleming discoverd that the mold 'penicillium'
could be made into penicllin and cure many life-threatening
diseases. It wasn't fully utilized until World War II.
Although Levi Struass first made his jeans in 1872,
the company finally got around to tradmarking the name
(Levi's) in 1928.
Mickey Mouse officially appeared for the first time
in 'Steamboat Willie,' and his birthday coincided with
Willie's release date, November 18th.
Mickey and Minnie debuted in the Silent cartoon short
'Plane Crazy,' first released on May 15, 1928.
Amelia Earhart flew her plane east across the Atlantic
Ocean successfully, the first female having done so.
|Best Film Oscar Winner: