For 1929, the year is known for being the start of The Great Depression and the crash of the stock market. Even with all of this going on, what items were introduced during 1929?
During 1929, Pine-Sol cleaner was invented while both the Tarzan and Buck Rogers in the 25th Century A.D. comic strips debuted.
In January, the comic character POPEYE made his debut in the “Thimble Theatre” comic strip. Popeye is often credited with encouraging children to eat their vegetables as the character often ate a can of spinach to become stronger in dangerous situations.
The book titled “The Magic Island” By W.B. Seabrook debuted in 1929. This book is credited with introducing the idea of a zombie into pop culture.
In August, British inventor John Logie Baird began conducting experimental television brodadcasts at the British Broadcasting Company (also known as the BBC).
This is a small handful of things that debuted during the year. What items have you heard of that debuted during 1929?