Welcome to Dave's Time Line of History

My name is Dave and I'm a piano player here in Miami, Florida. I focus on American popular songs from 1900 to 1949. But I also like history. So I've created a handout page of the music, events and popular culture of America in the years 1900-1949. I give it to anyone who passes by my piano. I would like to share my handout with you. Thanks to Linda for making it possible for me to share this with you. If anyone would like a copy of this in PDF format please write to me.







Songs "Show"/(Artist)
"Goldwyn Follies" (George & Ira Gershwin)
   Love Walked In
   Love Is Here To Stay
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Over The Rainbow (Judy Garland)
September Song
"The Boys From Syracuse" (Rogers & Hart)
   This Can't Be Love
   Falling In Love With Love
You Musta Been A Beautiful Baby
All The Things You Are
Two Sleepy People
Thanks For The Memory (Bob Hope)
Bye Bye Blues
Darn That Dream
Ferry-Boat Serenade
If I Didn't Care (Ink Spots)
Moonlight Serenade
South Of The Border
All Or Nothing At All
Because Of You
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
Careless (Dinah Shore)
The Breeze And I
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
I Don't Wanna Set The World On Fire
I'll Never Smile Again
Imagination (Bebe Daniels)
It's A Big Wide Wonderful World
The Last Time I Saw Paris
The More I See You
Taking A Chance On Love
When You Wish Upon A Star
You Are My Sunshine
In The Mood (Glenn Miller)
The Anniversary Waltz
"Pal Joey" (Rogers & Hart)
   I Could Write A Book
The Boy Next Door
How About You?
I Don't Wanna Walk Without You
I'm Glad There Is You
Let's Get Away From It All
Fools Rush In
Moonlight Cocktail
At Last
Dearly Beloved
Don't Sit Under Apple Tree
The House I Live In
Melody Of Love
Moonlight Becomes You
Serenade In Blue
There Will Never Be Another You
This Is The Army, Mr Jones
White Christmas (Bing Crosby)
" Oklahoma" (Rogers & Hammerstein)
   Out Of My Dreams
   Surrey With The Fringe On Top
   Out Of My Dreams
   People Will Say We're In Love
   Oh, What A Beautiful Morning Many A New Day
That Old Black Magic
You'll Never Know
Elmer's Tune
Don't Fence Me In
I'll Walk Alone
I'm Beginning To See The Light
It Could Happen To You
Long Ago And Far Away
Moonlight In Vermont
Swinging On A Star
The Trolley Song (Judy Garland)
Twilight Time
You Always Hurt The One You Love
Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
Cruising Down The River
Dream (The Pied Pipers)
For Sentimental Reasons
"State Fair" (Rogers & Hammerstein)
   It Might As Well Be Spring
   It's A Grand Night For Singing
Oh, What It Seemed To Be
It's Been A Long, Long Time
"Carousel" (Rogers & Hammerstein)
   You'll Never Walk Alone
   June Is Busting Out All Over
   What's The Use Of Won'drin'
If I Loved You
Seems Like Old Times
Sentimental Journey
Symphony (Jo Stafford)
Day By Day
"Annie Get Your Gun" (Irving Berlin)
   The Girl That I Marry
   Doin' What Comes Naturally
   I Got The Sun In The Morning....
   There's No Business Like Show B'
   Anything You Can Do.......
   You Can't Get A Man With A Gun
Come Rain Or Come Shine
They Say It's Wonderful
"Finnans Rainbow" (Lane & Harburg)
   Old Devil Moon
   How Are Things In Glace Moira
   Look To The Rainbow
A Gal In Calico (Tex Beneke)
I Can't Begin To Tell You
I Wish I Didn't Love You So
Laughing On The Outside
The Lamp-Lighter
Stella By Starlight
To Each His Own
Speak Low
You Make Me Feel So Young
The Anniversary Song
Autumn Leaves
Beyond The Sea
But Beautiful
Feudin' And Fightin'
"Brigadoon" (Lerner & Loewe)
   The Heather On The Hill
   Almost Like Being In Love
   Come To Me, Bend To Me
Near You (Milton Berle)
It's A Most Unusual Day
Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend
Serenade Of The Bells
Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer
Steppin' Out With My Baby
"A," You're Adorable
Buttons And Bows
Enjoy Yourself (Guy Lombardo)
It's Magic (Peggy Lee)
Nature Boy (Nat King Cole)
"Where's Charley" (Frank Loesser)
   My Darling, My Darling
   Once In Love With Amy
Red Roses For A Blue Lady
On A Slow Boat To China
Ghost Riders In The Sky (Frankie Laine)
Dear Hearts And Gentle People
Life & Times

Radio Drama "Invaders From Mars" Panics Many
Indianapolis Police Now Use "Breathometer"
"Superman" In "Action" Comics Book
40-Hour/5 Day Work Week Now Standard
Nylon Stockings: A Leg Up For Dupont
Paperback Books In Vogue: Small, Low Cost
Nevada Divorces Legit Everywhere, Court Rules
Pan Am Begins Transatlantic Air Travel
Pennsylvania Turnpike: First Super Highway
Helicopters Finally In Practical Use
75,000 Japanese-American Citizens Interned
Rationing: Meat, Sugar, Butter, Eggs, Gas, Shoes
Bugs Bunny Says To Buy U.S. Savings Bonds
"Radar" Scans The Skies--Defense And Safety
Frantic Sinatra Fans Overrun Police Lines
Electron Microscope Sees Molecular Design
FM Radio: Better Sound, More Stations
"Rice Krispies": New Snap-Crackle-Pop Breakfast
Stylish "Vinyl" Floors Now In Homes And Offices
Mt. Rushmore Monument Completed (13 Years)
"Audio Tape" Hailed As Revolutionary
Income-Tax-Made-Easy: Withheld From Paycheck
Ball Point Pens-Simple And Cheap
"Seventeen" Magazine Has Youth Appeal
"Rosie The Riveter"-Women In New Jobs
"Tupperware", "Ajax", "Cellophane"-Home Aides
Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Bebop--Fashions In Cycle
"Wonder Drug" Penicillin Curing Many Diseases
The Diner: The New American Eatery
Pres. Roosevelt Dead: Harry Truman Sworn
"Flying Saucers" Sighted; Illusion Or Reality?
First Electronic Brain--The "Computer"
Fluoride In Tap Water--For Our Teeth!
400,000 Mine Workers On Strike
"Xerography" Marketed: Copies Fast, Clean
Levittown: Private Homes En Masse
"Transistors" Invented: Miniature Electronics
B. F. Goodrich Introduces Tubeless Tires
Vinyl 78 Rpm Long Play Records In Great Demand
Chicago Has A Drive-In Bank--Lines Reported
"Polaroid" Camera In Stores: Instant Prints
Dr. Kinsey's Sexuality Study Creates Stir
Raytheon Markets "Microwave" Oven
Latin Samba The New Dance Fad
"Slinky" Toy Fascinates Young And Old
Jet Engines Promise Fast Air Travel
Aluminum Foil: A Packaging Marvel
Polio Takes 2,500 Lives-Worst Year Since 1916
Birth Rate Soars-- Called "Baby Boom"
Zoot Suits: Fashion's Latest Oddity
35,000 Auto Deaths In One Year
Minimum Wage 43/Hour; Avg. Income $1300/Year
Over 1,000,000 Vets Go To College Under "GI" Bill
Teenagers Crazy For New 45 Rpm Records
Abe Lincoln In Illinois (Robert Sherwood)
Our Town (Thornton Wilder)
The Grapes Of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
For Whom The Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway)
Watch On The Rhine (Lillian Hellman)
A Bell For Adano (John Hersey)
Baby And Child Care (Dr. Benjamin Spock)
All The King's Men (Robert Penn Warren)
Tales Of The South Pacific (James Michener)
The Naked And The Dead (Norman Mailer)
The Young Lions (Irwin Shaw)
Film And Stage
The Lady Vanishes (Alfred Hitchcock)
Pygmalion (Leslie Howard)
The Glass Menagerie (Tennessee Williams)
Destry Rides Again (Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart)
Young Dr. Kildare (Lou Ayres, Lionel Barrymore)
Boys Town (Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney)
Drums Along The Mohawk (Henry Fonda)
Gunga Din (Cary Grant, Victor Mclaglen)
Here Comes Mr. Jordon (Robert Montgomery)
The Iceman Cometh (Eugene O"Neill)
Arsenic And Old Lace (Cary Grant, Frank Capra)
Streetcar Named Desire (Tennessee Williams)
Hunchback Of Notre Dame (Charles Laughton)
Wuthering Heights (Merle Oberon, Lawrence Olivier)
Dark Victory (Bette Davis, Ronald Reagan)
Stage Coach (John Wayne, Andy Devine)
The Wizard Of Oz (Judy Garland, Bert Lahr, Toto)
Gone With The Wind (Clark Gable, Vivian Leigh)
Fantasia (Walt Disney)
The Bank Dick (W.C. Fields)
Death Of A Salesman (Frederic March, Arthur Miller)
The Great Dictator (Charlie Chaplin)
Suspicion (Alfred Hitchcock, Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine)
To Be Or Not To Be (Jack Benny)
Citizen Kane (Orson Wells)
How Green Was My Valley (Maureen O'hara, John Ford)
National Velvet (Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney)
The Maltese Falcon (Bogart, Astor, Greenstreet, Lorre)
Mrs. Miniver (Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, William Wyler)
Across The Pacific (Humphrey Bogart, Sidney Greenstreet)
It's A Wonderful Life (James Stewart, Frank Capra)
Yankee Doodle Dandy (James Cagney)
Casablanca (Bogart, Bergman, Rains, Lorre, Greenstreet)
Jane Eyre (Orson Wells, Joan Fontana)
Gaslight (Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer)
Going My Way (Bing Crosby, Leo Mccarey)
The Bishop's Wife (Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven)
The Lost Weekend (Ray Milland)
Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock, Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman)
The Big Sleep (Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart)
The Hucksters (Sidney Greenstreet)
Key Largo (Bogart, Bacall, Robinson, Lionel Barrymore)
Miracle On 34th Street (Edmund Gwynn)
The Best Years Of Our Life (Frederic March, Myrna Loy)
Gentleman's Agreement (Gregory Peck, Elia Kazan)
The Third Man (Orson Wells)
Johnny Belinda (Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres)
Treasure Of Sierra Madre (Bogart, Walter & John Huston)
Ed Sullivan's "Toast Of The Town"
Howdy Doody, Captain Midnight
These Are My Children (1st Soap Opera)
Meet The Press, Candid Camera
Ted Mack's "Original Amateur Hour"
Kukla , Fran, And Ollie
Milton Berle's "Texaco Star Theater"

First Televised Baseball Game
Joe Dimaggio Hits In 56 Straight Games
Yankee Great Lou Gehrig Dead At 37
Joe Louis Retires: Boxing's Champ For 12 Years
Jackie Robinson Breaks Baseball's Color Line
First "NBA" Title: Philadelphia Over Chicago
Babe Ruth Dies: Sultan Of Swat Gone








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