World Series Champions: New York Yankees
NFL Champions: Chicago Bears
Stanley Cup Champs: Detroit Red Wings
U.S. Tennis: Lt. Joseph R. Hunt/Pauline Betz
NCAA Football Champions: Notre Dame
NCAA Basketball Champions: Wyoming
Kentucky Derby: Count Fleet
Jane Russell, Gene Tierney, Rita Hayworth, Lana Turner, Betty Grable.
Other FactsOklahoma! was the first great American Musical that truly added a full story to the production. Older musicals primarlity had a loose plot revolving around songs and often major dance and stage productions
The Conical Bra was made famous by Jane Russell.
July 1st, the U.S. government started the payroll witholding tax.
Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Jean Bartel (Los Angeles, CA)
Most Popular Christmas Gift:
Chutes and Ladders (based on Snakes and Ladders)
Best Film Oscar Winner: Casablanca
Quotes:"Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them" - The Little Prince
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