Friday, September 7, 2012
Animation Fun Facts for Sept 7, 2012
Birthdays: Grandma Moses, Elia Kazan, Richard Roundtree, Sinclair Lewis, Anthony Quayle. Peter Lawford,Susan Blakely, Shannon Elizabeth, Julie Kavner the voice of Marge Simpson. Disney animator Fred Moore 1963- Mushi productions cartoon series."Tetsuan Atomo" debuts in the U.S as AstroBoy. 1978 - Keith Moon, rock drummer of the Who, died of a drug overdose at 31. He actually overdosed the drug he was prescribed to treat his alcohol and drug abuse. In one night he took 22 tabs of choloromethiazole edysilate. He was staying in the very same London apartment #123 Curzon Place, was the one that Mama Cass Elliot died in four years earlier. 1984-The Walt Disney Board formally fired Walt’s son-in-law CEO Ron Miller. 1996- Rap artist and actor Tupac Shakur was shot to death gangland style in Las Vegas Nevada. He was standing up in the open roof of a BMW 750 sedan talking to some girls when a Cadillac pulled along side and opened fire. In 2002 the LA Times concluded and investigation that rapper Biggie Smalls or Notorious B.I.G. hired and killer and provided the gun. Notorious B.I.G. was himself shot to death shortly after. 1998- Google started.