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1938


NAMES:(in no specific order)


Ressie Laster, Marie Martin, Mary James Taylor, Clara Scott, Irene Sitsher, Montez sutton, Dan Absher, Harold Coppock, Audie Crawford, Noah Crumbly, Walter Daniel, Kenneth Dodson, Winford Dodson, Dewey Ellard, Alvin Gorham, Earl Gorham, Hurshel Gilley, Lelton Lovvorn, Ralph Moore, Windle Shaw, Carey Shinn.

 

  • Cost of a gallon of Gas 10 cents
  • Action Comics issues the first Superman comic
  • Orson Welles's radio adaptation of The War of the Worlds is broadcast, causing mass panic in the eastern United States.
  • Adolf Hitler is Time magazine's "Man of the Year" (as most influential during the course of the year, not as 'best' man of the year)
  • Kate Smith sings a rendition of Irvin Berlin's 'God Bless America' for the first time on radion during an Armistice Day broadcast
  • Disney releases Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Oil is discovered in Saudi Arabia
  • Ball Point Pens are introduced
  • Teflon Introduced
  • Du Pont announced a name for its new synthetic yarn: "nylon". The First Nylon Products Toothbrushes are marketed
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