|World Series Champions:|
|Stanley Cup Champs:|
Toronto Maple Leafs
|U.S. Open Golf:|
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):|
Richard A. Gonzales/Margaret Osborne duPont, Dorothy Dandridge
Bob Falkenburg/Louis Brough
|NCAA Football Champions:|
|NCAA Basketball Champions:|
|The Hotties, Sex Symbols and Fashion Icons:|
Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Martine Carol, Ava Gardner, Betty Grable, Jane Russell, Gene Tierney, Lana Turner
"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"
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year:|
Harry S. Truman
BeBe Shopp (Hopkins, MN)
Actor Rex Harrison's mistress, Carole Landis, commited suicide. His career survived, and his marraige to Lilli Palmer survived untl 1957.
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
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
The Year was 1948- the last time the Cleavland Indians were MLB Champs
Posted by Life Lessons at 4:40 AM