Radio Hits of 1943

1943 Sports

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

Fashion Icons:

Jane Russell, Gene Tierney, Rita Hayworth, Lana Turner, Betty Grable.

Other Facts

Oklahoma! 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:
George Marshall
Miss America:
Jean Bartel (Los Angeles, CA)
Most Popular Christmas Gift:
Chutes and Ladders (based on Snakes and Ladders)
Best Film Oscar Winner: Casablanca
"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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BoRn In 1943

Billie Jean King

Robert De Niro

Janis Joplin

Geraldo Rivera

Mick Jagger

Julio Iglesias

Joe Namath

George Harrison

Barry Manilow

Charles Gibson

Tuesday Weld

Penny Marshall

Joe Pesci

Catherine Deneuve

Jim Croce

Jim Morrison