Sunday, April 21, 2013
Animation Fun Facts for April 21, 2013
Birthdays: Edwin S. Porter, Charlotte Bronte', John Muir, Freiderich Froebel the inventor of kindergarten-1782, Anthony Quinn, Patti Lupone, Iggy Pop, Charles Grodin, Anna Mangnani, Andie MacDowell is 55, Tony Danza, Elaine May, Queen Elizabeth II is 87 1921- The Coconut Grove nightclub opened in Hollywood. 1938- Disney animator Bill Tytla married artists model Adrienne LeClerc. 1961- Two groups of British teenage rock bands meet each other for the first time- The Beatles met the Rolling Stones. 1964- British TV viewers double their pleasure- BBC 2 goes on the air. Their first program is Play School. 1997-The first Intergalactic Funeral. The ashes of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and 1960's drug guru Dr. Timothy Leary were shot into space.