Munnira and Veronika Recreation 1940-1969 By hznthird Jan 28, 1940 Toys Toys made of wood and metal became popular in the 1940's. Jul 28, 1940 Franklin County Fair The Franklin County Fair was popular in the 1940's. Nov 28, 1940 Sports In the 1940's families enjoyed watching ice hockey. Jun 28, 1945 World War II Celebration In 1945, when World War II ended, they had a huge celebration at the county fair. Dec 28, 1950 Rock and Roll Rock and Roll was more popular in the 1950's with Elvis and the Beatles.