Radio Hits of 1946

1946 Sports

World Series Champions: St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Champions: Chicago Bears
Stanley Cup Champs: Montreal Canadiens
U.S. Open Golf: Lloyd Mangrum
U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies) Jack Kramer/Pauline Betz
Wimbledon (Men/Women): Yvon Petra/Pauline Betz
NCAA Football Champions: Notre Dame
NCAA Basketball Oklahoma A&M
Kentucky Derby: Assault

Fashion Icons:

Rita Hayworth, Gene Tierney, Lauren Bacall, Lana Turner, Betty Grable

Other Facts

Jacques Heim and Louis Reard designed the first bikini for public consumption, names after the Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands.
Mother Francis Xavier Cabrini became the first American Saint.
Fidelity Investments was founded in Boston, Massachusettes.
United Business Company, basically an accounting firm, was founded by Henry and Richard Bloch. The company was renamed H & R Block in 1955, and specialized in taxes for businesses nationwide.
Sept 1, 1946 The first Formula One Race took place in Turin, Italy and was won by Archille Varzi.
Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
James F. Byrnes
Miss America:
Marilyn Buferd (Los Angeles, CA)
Best Film Oscar Winner: The Best Years of Our Lives
"The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe" - Albert Einstein


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