Saturday, January 12, 2013
Animation Fun Facts for Jan 12, 2013
Birthdays: Pilgrim leader John Winthrop, John Hancock, Edmund Burke, John Singer Sargent, Jack London , Charles Perrault (Mother Goose), James Farmer the founder of CORE, Herman Goering, "Smokin' Joe" Frazier, Tex Ritter, Martin Agronsky, Howard Stern is 58, Rush Limbaugh, Oliver Platt, Wayne Wang, Tiffany, Kirstie Alley is 57, John Lasseter is 56 1966- Holy Cult Classic ! The TV show "Batman" with Adam West and Burt Ward premiered. 1992-According to Arthur C. Clarkes 1968 book "2001, a Space Odyssey", the HAL-9000 computer was booted up today. 1987-No mystery, Agatha Christie dies at 88 of natural causes. 1995- Steven Speilberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen announced the name of their new partnership would be 'Dreamworks SKG'. Someone in Florida immediately bought the domain name “Dreamworks.com” and waited for their buyout offer. I heard it was $5,000 2001- The Cohen Bros film Oh, Brother Where Art Thou? Goes into general release.