Pop Culture Madness!

1936 Trivia

<< - 1935
World Series Champions:
New York Yankees
NFL Champions:
Green Bay Packers
Stanley Cup Champs:
Detroit Red Wings
U.S. Open Golf:
Tony Manero
U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Fred Perry/Alice Marble
Wimbledon (Men/Women):
Fred Perry/Helem Jacobs
NCAA Football Champions:
Kentucky Derby:
Bold Venture
The Hotties, Sex Symbols and Fashion Icons:
Josephine Baker, Joan Blondell, Claudette Colbert, Joan Crawford, Olivia de Havilland, Kay Francis, Jean Harlow, Hedy Lamarr, Myrna Loy, Ginger Rogers, Barbara Stanwyck, Mae West
"The Quote"

"Between two evils, I take the one I never tried before" - Mae West in Klondike Annie

Time Magazine's WoMan of the Year:
Wallis Simpson
Miss America:
Rose Coyle (Philadelphia, PA)

The Scandal:

Writer Death by Suicide: Robert E. Howard

Nerd News:

Baseball Hall of Fame was founded in Cooperstown, New York. Ty Cobb got more votes than Babe Ruth in the inaugural Hall of Fame roster. Ty was a great player, but apparently not well-liked by his peers. Only four members of the Baseball community went his funeral.

In Raynham Hall in England, photographers Indre Shira and Captain Provand took a picture of 'The Brown Lady,' one of the most famous ghost pictures in the world...

Fiesta dinnerware was founded, only to be discontinued in 1973. The antique after-marker for the products was so hot that the company was founded again in 1986. It now discontinues/changes colors and product lines, keeping a 'collectability' most brands do not have.

Geico (the Government Employees Insurance Company) was founded.

The Habit:
Reading Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone With The Wind'
Best Film Oscar Winner:
The Great Ziegfeld