Fun Facts image 1934

What Things Cost

  • Yearly income: $1,600
  • New house: $5,970
  • Pound of hamburger meat: .12¢
  • Loaf of bread: .08¢


  • Shirley Temple appears in her 1st movie "Stand Up & Cheer"
  • "It Happened One Night" won Academy Award for Best Picture
  • "Flash Gordon" comic strip (by Alex Raymond) debuts
  • Donald Duck appears for the first time in "The Wise Little Hen"

Other Stuff

  • "Monopoly" boardgame invented
  • Esquire magazine is 1st published
  • The first ever drive-in theater is established
  • The Loch Ness Monster famous Surgeon’s photo is taken