Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Animation Fun Facts for June 27, 2012 Wed
Birthdays: Bob" Captain Kangaroo" Keeshan, Kathryn Beaumont the voice of Alice in disney's Alice in Wonderland, J.J. Abrams, Tony Leung Chu Wai is 50, Toby McGuire is 37. 1542- Juan Cabrillo set sail from Mexico to explore the unknown California Coast. He was told he might find a magic kingdom of Califa, a land of brown amazons with golden swords. 1973- Senior White House Counsel John Dean testified to the Watergate committee that President Richard Nixon maintained an Enemies List. The list ran from Senator Ted Kennedy to journalists like Daniel Shore to June Foray who did the cartoon voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel. 1984- Hollywood introduced the PG-13 rating to indicate graphic violence, invented for the film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. 2007- British Prime Minister Tony Blair stepped down after ten years. His first nickname in office was Bambi.