1930s

Big Events
*The very first FIFA World Cup is held in Uruguay. Uruguay defeats Argentina to win the title.
*Mahatma Gandhi and his followers march 200 miles to the salt beds of Jalalpur.
*The popular cartoon character "Betty Boop" makes her debut in "Dizzy Dishes."
*Great Depression begins.

Top 10 Songs of the 1930's
God Bless America - Kate Smith
In the Mood - Glenn Miller
Over the Rainbow - Judy Garland/Glenn Miller
Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing) - Benny Goodman
Silent Night, Holy Night - Bing Crosby
Minnie the Moocher - Cab Calloway
Strange Fruit - Billie Holiday
Crossroads Blues - Robert Johnson
Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller
If I Didn't Care - Ink Spots

10 Popular Cars of the 1930's
1930 Cadillac 16
1930 Cadillac V16 Madame 1X Sedan Cabriolet
1930 Cadillac V16 452 Roadster
1930 Cadillac V16 All-Weather Phaeton
1938 Buick Y Job
1930 Buick Roadster
1931 Maclaughlin-Buick Series 90 Convertible Coup
1932 Chevrolet Confederate BA 4-Door Sedan
1933 Pontiac Eight Convertible
1932 Pontiac Roadster

Popular Dances of the 1930's
Rumba
Samba
Foxtrot
Waltz
Lindy Hop
Balboa
Shag
Jive
Swing

Top Ten Movies of the 1930's
The Rules of the Game 1939
L'atalante 1934
Gone With the Wind 1939
L'Age D'Or 1930
The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums 1939
Duck Soup 1933
The Wizard of Oz 1939
M 1931
It Happened One Night 1934
Vampyr 1932

Fashion




Prices
Bread .09
Eggs .45 dozen
Milk .28 half gallon
Bacon .43 pound
Potatoes .86 10 pounds
Gas .10 a gallon
House $4100
Auto $600
Average Income $1,368