World Series Champions: St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Champions: Washington Redskins
Stanley Cup Champs: Toronto Maple Leafs
U.S. Tennis:(Men/Ladies)Fredrick Schroeder, Jr./Pauline Betz
NCAA Football Champions: Ohio State
NCAA Basketball Champions: Stanford
Kentucky Derby: Shut Out
Lana Turner, Gene Tierney, Rita Hayworth, Betty Grable.
Other FactsDr. Alf Alving, working for the US Army's Office of Scientific Research and Development, tested some 441 convicts from Statesville Penitentiary for Malaria drugs without their knowledge.
University of Chicago produced the first nuclear chain reaction, using uranium isotope U-235.
Working your 'Victory Garden' so US troops would have more food for the war
Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Jo-Carroll Dennison (Tyler, TX)
Most Popular Christmas Gift:
Little Golden Books
Quotes:"Here's looking at you, kid" "Of all the gin joints in the world, she had to walk into mine" "Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship" - Humphrey Bogart in 'Casablanca'
"Play it, Sam. Play 'As Time Goes By.'" -Ingrid Bergman, in 'Casablanca'
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