*During the war nylon was in great demand for parachutes etc. As a result girls painted lines down the back of their legs to give the impression they were wearing nylons.
*"Rosie The Riveter" appeared on war posters.
*Cliffe Toll, a longtime employee of Graydon King Motors, decided to move on to Peterborough and opened "Cliffe Toll Automotive Supply". The business turned out to be a huge success.
*"Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Good-bye" was one of the most popular world war two songs.
*Practically all movies could be categorized as "family entertainment". A far cry from to-day's movie trash!
*The Wartime Prices & Trade Board kept a watchful eye on pricing & illegal trading. A gentleman by the name of Bert Wilson was the watchful eye in Victoria & Haliburton counties.
*George Kemp was probably the most popular Bar Stewards the Sir Sam Hughes Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion ever had.
*Sam Polito moved his Fruit & Vegetable business from the corner of Kent St. E. Lindsay St. to the South-East corner of Ridout & Lindsay Sts.