Saturday, August 25, 2012
Animation Fun Facts for Aug 25, 2012 sat
Birthdays: King Ludwig II the Mad of Bavaria, Leonard Bernstein, Bret Hart, Lola Montez (flamenco dancing mistress of Ludwig I, King of Bavaria), Elvis Costello is 58, Clara Bow, Ruby Keeler, Monty Hall, Van Johnson, Dr. Bruno Bettleheim, Gene Simmons, Anne Archer, Tim Burton is 54, Sean Connery is 82, Claudia Schiffer is 42 1991- At the Emmy ceremony, comic Gilbert Gottfried (Iago in Aladdin) upset the audience by an endless stream of masturbation jokes about Pee Wee Herman. Fox Network apologized the next day. In 2011 he was fired as the Aflack Duck after making jokes about the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster in Japan. 2011- Steve Jobs resigned from the leadership of Apple Computers because of ill health.