In 1920, the United States ratified The 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. A growing number of women also attend college and join literary societies, where intellectual clashes could be intense.
The first radio soap opera was probably Painted Dreams, which began on WGN radio in 1930. The daytime soap reached its peak in 1981, when millions tuned in to watch the wedding of Luke and Laura on General Hospital.
In the fall of 1989, Marshall Sahlins taught a class titled Structure and History with a level of humor comparable to his brother’s Second City Theater.
The sale of vinyl records surpassed CDs in 2020 for the first time since 1986 as listeners find new appreciation for the visual delight of album cover art.
The National Ski Areas Association likes to emphasize that catastrophic ski injuries happen less than 1 in a million visits to the slopes. But a study from The Colorado Sun found an average of 10 skiers or snowboarders transported to emergency rooms each day during ski season.