Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Animation Fun Facts for April 9, 2013

Birthdays: Tamerlane, N. Lenin, Paul Robeson, Jean Paul Belmondo, Dennis Quaid, Ward Bond, Seve Balesteros, Carl Perkins, Michael Learned, Tom Lehrer, Paula Poundstone, Cynthia Nixon, Hugh Hefner is 87, Elle Fanning is 15 1914- The first all color film” The World, The Flesh and the Devil” premiered in London. 1948- Variety columnist Ben Mortimer had been needling Frank Sinatra for his advocacy of liberal causes. He accused Old Blue Eyes of draft-dodging and hinted maybe he had pro-Communist sympathies. This day Sinatra responded by meeting Mortimer in front of Ciro's restaurant on Sunset Blvd and punched his lights out. 1953- The first issue of the T.V. Guide.

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