Thursday, November 22, 2012

Animation Fun Facts for Nov 22, 2012

Birthdays: French explorer Sieur de LaSalle, George Elliot- pen name for Mary Anne Evans, Benjamin Britten, Charles DeGaulle, Andre Gide, Wiley Post, Billy Jean King, Geraldine Page, Hoagy Carmichael, Rodney Dangerfield, animator/ director Terry Gilliam is 72, Robert Vaughn, Tom Conti, Mark Ruffalo, Jamie Lee Curtis is 54, Scarlett Johanssen is 28, Stevie Van Zandt is 61 1888- According to Edgar Rice Burroughs this is the birthday of the boy who would become Tarzan. 1980- Screen goddess Mae West died at 87. He apartment suite at the Ravenswood in the Hancock Park section of Los Angeles has been lovingly restored, since the owner claims her ghost nagged him to put her furniture back! 1993- Sir Anthony Burgess died. The author of A Clockwork Orange had been diagnosed with a brain tumor and told he had one year to live, back in 1959. 1995- Pixar’s Toy Story opened, the first all CG movie, and the first CG hit.

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