Radio Hits of 1940


Bugs Bunny was born in in Brooklyn, NY.
Frank Mars and Bruce Murrie manufactured a candy-coated chocolate in six different colors - red, green, yellow, brown and violet, (M&Ms).
Best Film Oscar Winner: Rebecca
Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Winston Churchill
Miss America: Frances Burke (Philadelphia, PA)
Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot range model BB rifle with a compass in the stock was the most popular Christmas gift.

1940 Sports

World Series Champions: Cincinatti Reds
NFL Champions: Chicago Bears
Stanley Cup Champs: New York Rangers
U.S. Open Golf: Lawson Little
NCAA Football Champions: Minnesota
NCAA Basketball Champions: Indiana
Kentucky Derby: Gallahadion

1940 Fashion Icons:

Betty Grable, Hedy Lamarr, Rita Hayworth, Lana Turner.