Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Year was 1948- the last time the Cleavland Indians were MLB Champs

World Series Champions:
Cleveland Indians
NFL Champions:
Philadelphia Eagles
NBA Champions:
Baltimore Bullets
Stanley Cup Champs:
Toronto Maple Leafs
U.S. Open Golf:
Ben Hogan
U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Richard A. Gonzales/Margaret Osborne duPont, Dorothy Dandridge
Wimbledon (Men/Women):
Bob Falkenburg/Louis Brough
NCAA Football Champions:
NCAA Basketball Champions:
Kentucky Derby:
The Hotties, Sex Symbols and Fashion Icons:
Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Martine Carol, Ava Gardner, Betty Grable, Jane Russell, Gene Tierney, Lana Turner
"The Quote"
"Tonight, we have a really big show (pronounced shoe)"
- Ed Sullivan
"Badges? We ain't got no badges! We don't need no badges! I don't have to show you any stinking badges!"
- Alfonso Bedoya, as Gold Hat, in 'Treasure of the Sierra Madre'
"A diamond is forever"
- DeBeers
Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Harry S. Truman
Miss America:
BeBe Shopp (Hopkins, MN)
The Scandal:
Actor Rex Harrison's mistress, Carole Landis, commited suicide. His career survived, and his marraige to Lilli Palmer survived untl 1957.
Nerd News:
In an alternate reality, Dewey defeated President Truman for the US Presidential election. In this reality Truman won.
The Ford F-series truck was introduced.
Muddy Waters'1948 hit "Rollin' Stone" was the inspiration for a 1960's band a few decades later.
(Hint: It was NOT "The Beatles", "The Who" "The Kinks

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