1940

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In History
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    Hank Greenberg

    Henry Benjamin Greenberg, nicknamed "Hammerin' Hank", "Hankus Pankus", or "The Hebrew Hammer", was an American professional baseball player and team executive.He played in Major League Baseball, primarily for the Detroit Tigers as a first baseman in the 1930s and 1940s. He had 47 months of military service including service in World War II, all of which took place during his major league career.
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    Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962).American actress, model, and singer. Famous for playing comedic bloned bonshell characters, she became one of the most popular sex symboles of the 1950s and early 1960s and was emblematic of the era's changing attitudes towards sexuality. Although she was a top billed actress for only a decade, her films grossed $200 million (equivalent to $2 billion in 2018) by the time of her death in 1962.
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    Mickey mouse

    Mickey mouse has been around for a long time and will for a good sec he was created by Walt Disney.Mickey mouse was first shown in replaced of a character in steam boat willy.Mickey mouse clubhouse was another show it was from 2006 to 2016
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    Franklin d Roosevelt

    He was the 32 president at the time. He graduated from Harvard in 1904 and married his distant cousin Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.When he died he was posing for a portrait and had a fatal stroke and his last words were “ I have a terrible headache.”
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    fashion

    hair:Hair was usually worn shoulder-length or a little bit longer, cut straight with no bangs
    dress: They would wear squared shoulders, narrow hips, and skirts that ended just below the knee were the height of fashion
    shoes:for day wear, the stacked heel, lace-up Oxford was the shoe that could be worn with anything, also because They were sturdy, practical, long lasting, as well as comfortable
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    toys

    Silly putty:In 1943, the chemical engineer for General Electric added a bit of boric acid to silicon oil. He noticed that the compound polymerized to form a resilient, flexible material that was almost like rubber.
    Magic 8 ball:The user asks a yes-or-no question to the large plastic ball, then turns it over to reveal a written answer which appears on the surface of the toy.
    slinky: The design of slinky was originally aimed for use in a battleship engine
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    music

    Bing Crosby:October 14, 1977 is the date when he died because of a heart attack
    Perry Como:May 12, 2001 is the day perry como died because of alzheimer's disease
    Frank Sinatra:May 14, 1998 died because of a heart attack, just like bing crosby.
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    jeep

    in March 1941, the Army ordered 1,500 more, model name BRC-40, most of which were shipped to the Soviets to fight Germany. The first "Jeep" vehicles manufactured by the Bantam Motor Car company in 1940.The United States decided to choose one manufacturer, Willys-Overland Motors, to build the Jeep. Willy’s won the contract due to its engine being the more powerful of the three and, as such, an order for 16,000 vehicles was placed. These models were designated Willy’s MB (or, Model B).
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    Pinocchio

    Pinocchio was originally a book for little kids in one part of the book he was going to be stabbed and hanged but they changed it.They were struggling on how to draw him it took them awhile to figure out how to draw him.At one point walt disney wanted him to be “fresh” and wise-cracking, similar to Edgar Bergen’s Charlie McCarthy dummy.
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    plymouth

    It was a solidly built and smooth handling car.The 1940 Plymouth was the new All Weather Air Control System.It had engineering far and above anything else offered in the low priced field.
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    The polaroid camera, 1947

    The founder of the polaroid was Edwin Land. Was first demonstrated on February 21, 1947.he land camera contained a roll of positive paper with a pod of developing chemicals at the top of each frame.