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1

In 1920 the first radio station began to broadcast. What was its name?

KDKA

2

What did the 1927 Radio Act do?

Set up federal licensing radio stations and share out airwaves.

3

In 1929 how many records were sold?

$75 million-worth records

4

In 1929 how many homes had a gramophone?

50%

5

What did The 1934 Hays Code do?

Censorship guideline for the film industry. I.e. no childbirth scene in the movie.

6

When did the sales of records dropped for the first time?

1935

7

By 1941, how many movie theatre seats were there?

more than 10 million

8

What percentage of all films worldwide were made in Hollywood?

About 90%

9

How much did Shirley Temple earn in comparison to the average person?

she was able to earn more than $5000 a week when the average can only earn under $2000 a year.