|World Series Champions:
|Stanley Cup Champs:
|U.S. Open Golf
|U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies)
||John H. Doeg/Betty Nuthall
||Bill Tilden/Helen Moody
|NCAA Football Champions:
||Alabama & Notre Dame
|World Cup (Soccer):
This was the first 'World Cup.' It was started
because the United States, 1932 Olympic Host,
was not going to feature the game in the 1932
Olympiad. It is Barely becoming popular in the
U.S. even today.
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
||Jean Harlow, Greta Garbo, Joan Blondell
"One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas.
How he got in my pajamas, I don't know"
- Groucho Marx in 'Animal Crackers'
"Mother of mercy, is this the end of Rico?"
- Edward G. Robinson, in 'Little Caesar'
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year
||Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Cartoon hottie Betty Boop first appeared in 1930,
although she was more
like a poodle. She became more human-like in 1932.
Scotch cellophane tape was invented in 1930 by 3M
engineer Richard Drew. The '3M' stands for the original
company name - Minnesota Mining and
Spaulding developed the Kro-Flight golf ball, the
first wound ball with a liquid center. The ball increased
distance and control for golfers.
Clyde Tombaugh was photographing the sky and comparing
the pictures. He noticed a faint dot that had moved.
The young man from Kansas discovered Pluto, named
by 11-year old Venetia Burney. Percival Lowell thought
something was up between Neptune and Uranus and had
been looking for the planet since 1905 or so.
Sir Frank Whittle (RAF) invented the modern
jet engine, using a gas turbine to provide forward
||Reading Dashiell Hammett's ' The Maltese
|1st appearances & 1930's
Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
||Mickey Mouse toys
|Best Film Oscar Winner:
||All Quiet on the Western Front