Thursday, January 5, 2012

Animation Fun Facts for Thursday Jan. 5, 2012

Birthdays: James Stuart Blackton (the first American animator, born in Lincolnshire, England ), Hiyao Miyazaki is 71, Robert Duval is 82, Dianne Keaton is 66

1896- Josef Pulitzers’ New York World began printing the Sunday Yellow Kid comic strip with a yellow color on his shirt. The strip gave the name to the sensationalist tabloid press 'Yellow Journalism".

1959- The first Bozo the Clown TV show premiered on TV. Larry Harmon played the famous children¹s clown.

1980- The first Hewlett Packard Personal Computer or PC goes on the market.

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