Saturday, September 15, 2012

Animation Fun Facts for Sept 15, 2012 Sat

Birthdays: James Fennimore Cooper, Russian animator Yuri Noorstein, Oliver Stone, Jean Renoir (film director and son of painter August Renoir), Alexander Korda, Robert Benchley, Fay Wray, Tommy Lee Jones is 66, Prince Harry, the second son of Charles and Di is 28 1930- The first Blondie comic strip. 1954- The day of shooting on the film the Seven Year Itch. Marilyn Monroe in her little white dress stood over the subway grate and let the breeze blow her dress up, much to the annoyance of her husband, baseball star Joe Dimaggio. Her white halter outfit was thereafter known as a Marilyn Dress. 1965- "Green Acres" t.v. show debuts. Arnold Ziffle the pig gains national prominence. 1973- Star Trek animated series by Filmation premiered. This was the first time Kirk, Spock, Sulu and Uhura were untied again with a Roddenberry script since the original series was canceled in 1967.

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