Monday, October 8, 2012

Animation Fun Facts for Oct 8, 2012

Birthdays: Eddie Rickenbacker, Rev Jesse Jackson, Juan Peron, David Carradine, Art Babbitt -the creator of Goofy, Chevy Chase is 69, Paul Hogan, Ruben Mamoulian, Edward Zwick, Johnny Ramone, Sigourney Weaver is 63, Matt Damon is 42 1945- "Bloody Monday" During a big strike three hundred and fifty armed thugs club their way through picketing Warner Bros. film workers. Jack Warner had stationed sharpshooters behind the studios billboards. A logo on the studio wall said:" Better Movies through Better Citizenship", which the union folk changed to "Better Movies through Better Marksmanship". Similar scenes were happening in front of Fox and MGM. 1957- Walter O'Malley announced the move of the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles. 1957- Jerry Lee Lewis recorded his hit Goodness Gracious, Great Balls of Fire. 1971- John Lennon first released the song Imagine.

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