Wednesday, March 20, 2013

ANIMATION FUN FACTS March 20, 2013 Weds.

Birthday: Roman poet Ovid 43BC., Napoleon’s son Napoleon II "l'Aiglon" The eaglet, Henryk Ibsen, Lauritz Melchior, Ray Goulding, Mr. Rogers, Bobby Orr, Sheldon "Spike" Lee is 56, B.F. Skinner, Pat Riley, Sir Michael Redgrave, Edgar Buchanan, Holly Hunter is 55, William Hurt is 63, Carl Reiner is 91, Chris Wedge is 55. 1841- Edgar Allen Poe's The Murder's in the Rue Morgue first published in Graham’s Magazine. Called the first true detective novel, Poe's detective C. Auguste Dupin was inspired by a real French sleuth named Jules Vinquoc who used disguises and science to solve crimes the Paris police could not handle. The character was also the inspirations for Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christie’s Inspector Poirot. 1903- Henri Matisse exhibits at the Salon des Independents in Paris. 1931- Cantors Kosher deli opened in the Fairfax neighborhood of Los Angeles. 1943-MGM's "Dumb Hounded" the first Droopy Cartoon. 1999- Legoland opened in Carlsbad Cal.

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