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1938 Trivia

<< - 1937
World Series Champions:
New York Yankees
NFL Champions:
New York Giants
Stanley Cup Champs:
Chicago Black Hawks
U.S. Open Golf:
Ralph Guldahl
U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
J. Donald Budge/Alice Marble
Wimbledon (Men/Women):
Don Budge/Helen Moody
NCAA Football Champions:
Kentucky Derby:
World Cup (Soccer):
The Hotties, Sex Symbols and Fashion Icons:
Claudette Colbert, Olivia de Havilland, Betty Grable, Hedy Lamarr, Myrna Loy, Ginger Rogers, Barbara Stanwyck, Lana Turner
"The Quote"
"Who's on first?"
- Abbott and Costello

Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Adolf Hitler
Miss America:
Marilyn Meseka (Marion, OH)
The Scandal:

Rock and Roll or Blues Death: Robert Johnson, age 27 (poisoned?)

American auto-maker, Henry Ford, recieved Germany's highest honor for a non-German, The Order of the German Eagle, along with a personal note from Adolf Hitler.

Radio broadcast of War Of The Worlds.

1938 Pop Culture News:

British Hero John Logie Bard invented color television in London's West End.

The Habit:
If in New York City, watching 'Our Town' on Broadway
1st appearances & 1938's Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Go To The Head Of The Class Game, Criss-Cross Words Game
Best Film Oscar Winner:
You Can't Take It With You
Popular Music in 1938 - # 1 Hits of 1938