by Eric & Greg

1929 started off bad with St. Valentine's Day Massacre. It ended even worse when the stock market crashed. In 1929 the average weekly salary is $28 and seventy-one percent of U.S. families have incomes below $2,500.

2nd Annual Academy Awards
Best Picture: The Broadway Melody
Best Actress: Mary Pickford for Coquette
Best Actor: Warner Baxter for
In Old Arizona

 

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1900s   1910s   1920s   1930s   1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s   1980s   1990s

 

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