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In 1947, who became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound?

Chuck Yeager Click to see the answer

What was the name given to Elizabeth Smart after her 1948 murder?

Black Dahlia

Which boxer, nicknamed Smokin' Joe was born in 1944?

Joe Frazier

What was the name of Howard Hughest expensive flying machine that he piloted in 1947?

The Spruce Goose

What city in New Mexico was the site of a 1947 crash of an unidentified flying object?


Which baseball team won the World Series in 1941, 1943, 1947, and 1949?


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Which U.S. President signed the Marshall Plan in 1948?

Harry Truman Click to see the answer

What landmark was finished in 1941 after 14 years of work?

Mount Rushmore

What film, directed by John Ford, won the 1941 Best Picture?

How Green Was My Valley

What movie with a foreign city as its title won the Best Picture in 1943?


What superhero was introduced by Marvel in March 1941?

Captain America

IN 1942, the minimom age for the drafted was lowered from 21 to what?


In 1942, Jackie Robinson made his Major League Baseball debut with what team?


Which comic book sidekick made his debut in 1940 comic?


What day did Franklin D. Roosevelt call a 'day that will live in infanmy'?

December 7, 1941

What building, considered the world's largest office building was completed In 1943?


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What department store is featured in the 1947 movie Miracle on 34th Street?

Macy's Click to see the answer

Which US general vowed 'I shall return' after he was driven out of the Philippines 1942?

Douglas MacArthur

Who was the U.S. President in 1947?

Harry Truman

What radio show, later turned into a sitcom, debuted in October 1944?

The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Who was Harry Truman's Vice President?

Alben Barkley

What popular kitchen item began being sold in 1946?


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In March 1948, who played to a sold out crowd at Carnegie Hall just a few days after being released from prison?

Billie Holiday Click to see the answer

How much did the first Polaroid camera sell for in 1949?


Leading up to D-Day, Operation Fortitude included creating a fictitious Army Group under what leader?

George S. Patton

In 1947, what amendment limited the President's term to two terms?


V-E Day took place on what U.S. President's 61st birthday?

Harry Truman

What government agency was founded in September 1947?


What station did The Goldbergs premiere on in 1949?


Who was the 1948 Marshall Plan named after?

George Marshall

Joe Louis announced his retirment from boxing in 1949 after defending the heavyweight title how many times?


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Which US Golfer won the Open Championship in 1946?

Sam Snead Click to see the answer

Which Secretary of State was awarded the Time Person of the Year award in 1946?

James Byrnes

What was the name of the vehicle that Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in?

Bell X-1

What U.S. state was the site of oover 50 forest fires, destroying more than 200,000 acres in 1947?


Which team won the Stanley Cup in 1947, 1948 and 1949?

Toronto Maple Leafs

Who oversaw the Manhattan Project, which started in 1942?

Robert Oppenheimer

Who did Franklin D Roosevelt defeat in the 1944 election?

Thomas Dewey

What was the name of the atomic bomb that the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima?

Little Boy

Which creature was introduced in 1944?

Smokey the Bear

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