1940s

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Gave the day of infamy speech
    32nd president
    Served 3 terms
  • clothing

    clothing
    wool serge four-button coat with four pockets in olive drab shade no. 33 (OD 33)-----> Required in winter service OD 51 peaked service cap with a russet leather visor -----> For ranking officers only double buckle Combat Boots -----> line of reinforcing nails along the outside edge of the outsole
  • music

    When You Wish Upon a Star------>in Pinocchio
    Imagination -----> on the bestseller list for 3 weeks
    I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire-----> Was written 3 years before it was put on record
  • movie

    Pinocchio From a book
    Made by Disney
  • Actor

    Ronald Reagan
    40th president
    From 1947 to 1952, Reagan served as president of the Screen Actors Guild
    served as the 33rd governor of California from 1967 to 1975
  • the day of infamy speech Dec. 8, 1941

    the day of infamy speech Dec. 8, 1941
    1 day after pearl harbor
    To commemorate the attack
    (sadly)
    The president wrote it himself
  • B-29

    B-29
    released to the military on 9/21/1942
    On 6/16, the Trinity test bomb was exploded in New Mexico. on 8/6 the little boy was dropped on Hiroshima on 8/9 the fat man was dropped on Nagasaki
    Made by boeing
  • toys

    toys
    Slinky----->Most popular in 1943 Clue----->It used to be called murder Silly Putty----->Accidently created as a substitute for rubber
  • radio show

    Break the Bank (1945 game show)
    NBC Television aired a short-lived prime-time version called Break the $250,000 Bank.
    Sponsored by Vicks, the series radio began on October 20, 1945
    The questions were written by Joseph Nathan Kane, the author of Famous First Facts, who hand-delivered the sealed envelopes to the radio studio
  • sports personality

    Paul Christman 45-50
    He was a member of the so-called "Dream Backfield"
    led the Chicago Cardinals to victory in the 1947 NFL Championship Game
    A notoriously poor ball-handler, at one time he owned the record for most fumbles in a game (five), and most own fumbles recovered in a season (eight).
  • radar (10 years later)

    radar (10 years later)
    Radar
    It used to be called RDF by the British
    the SCR-584 radio used microwaves
    Radio Detection And Ranging is the full name