Fun Facts image 1933

What Things Cost

  • Yearly income: $1,550
  • New house: $5,750
  • Alarm clock: $3.50
  • Loaf of bread: .07¢


  • "Lone Ranger" begins a 21-year run on ABC radio
  • "King Kong" premieres at Radio City Music Hall & RKO Roxy NYC
  • Maxwell Anderson's "Both your Houses" premieres in NYC
  • Cavalcade wins Best Picture of the Year by the Academy Awards

Other Stuff

  • "Monopoly" boardgame invented
  • Esquire magazine is 1st published
  • The First ever drive-in theater is established
  • 1st sighting of the Loch Ness Monster in modern times