Friday, July 20, 2012

Animation Fun Facts for July 20, 2012

Birthdays: Petrarch, Sir Edmund Hilary, Natalie Wood, Theda Bara the Vamp, Carlos Santana, Giselle Bunchen is 32, Sandra Oh is 41,Disney artist Harrison Ellenshaw, Diana Rigg is 74 1879- Joel Chandler Harris published in the Atlanta Constitution "The Story of Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Fox as Told by Uncle Remus". The first Uncle Remus stories. Harris collected most of the stories from African American storytellers. 1941-Bob Clampett's cartoon"the Great Piggy Bank Robbery" with Daffy Duck as Duck Tracy. "i' m gonna rrrrrrrrrrrubbb ya out, see !" 1973- Bruce Lee died of cerebral edema one month before his last film Enter the Dragon premiered. The handsome martial arts movie star single-handedly made Kung Fu a national craze and the Chop-Socky genre film a regular in world movie theaters. He was buried in his Enter The Dragon costume. Bruce Lee was 33.

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