Saturday, September 22, 2012
Animation Fun Facts for Sept 22, 2012
Birthdays: Bilbo Baggins and Frodo Baggins, Mafioso Joe Valachi, Michael Farraday, Meryl Streep is 63, John Houseman, Joanie Jett, Erich Von Stronheim, Tom Lasorda is 85, Paul Muni, Debbie Boone, Scott Baio. 1925- Lon Chaney’s horror classic film the Phantom of the Opera premiered. 1963- Davy Crockett at the Alamo with Fess Parker, premiered on Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color TV show. 1976- TV show Charlie’s Angels premiered. It made a star out of Farrah Fawcett. 1979-Hanna Barbera's Super Globetrotter's Show, featuring Multi-Man, Sphere Man, Gizmo-Man,Spaghetti-Man and Fluid-Man. 1996- Seymour Cray, genius engineer who designed the most powerful supercomputers for the Control Data Corporation and Cray Computers, was killed in a car accident. He was 71.