Sunday, April 14, 2013

Animation Fun Facts for April 14, 2013

Birthdays: King Phillip III of Spain, Christian Huygens, Arnold Toynbee, Sir John Gielgud, Menachem Schneerson- the Grand Rabbi of Chabad, Papa Doc Duvalier- Haitian dictator 1907, Robert Doisneau, Rod Steiger, Loretta Lynn, Morton Sobotnick, Frank Serpico, Pete Rose, Julie Christie, Anthony Michael Hall, Steve Martin is 63, Sarah Michelle Geller is 36, Adrien Brody is 40. 1883- Leopold Delibes’ opera Lakme premiered in Paris. 1956- In Redwood City, Cal. Charles Ginsburg, Ray Dolby and Charles Anderson demonstrate the first videotape recording machine. They were going then for a mere $75,000 each. 1960- The musical Bye Bye Birdie opened on Broadway. 1962- Bob Dylan recorded “Blowing in the Wind”. 1963- Beatle George Harrison was impressed by an unsigned rock band he just heard called the Rolling Stones.

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