Saturday, May 11, 2013
Animation Fun Facts for May 11, 2013
Birthdays: Salvador Dali', Jean Jerome, Chang and Eng Bunker-the original Siamese Twins-1811, Baron Munchausen, Irving Berlin, King Oliver, Martha Graham, Dr Richard Fenyman, Mort Sahl, Foster Brooks, Denver Pyle, Henry Morgenthau, Doug McClure, Randy Quaid, Natasha Richardson, Margaret Kerry the model for Disney's Tinker Bell. 1956 - Pinky Lee Show last airs on NBC-TV 1972 -On the Dick Cavett talk show Beatle and peace activist John Lennon said his phone had been tapped by FBI. It turns out it was, but at the time we all thought he was just paranoid from too many drugs. 1981- The musical play CATS opened in London. 1992- Elizabeth McDonald, inventor of the detergent cleanser Spic & Span, died at 98. 1997- Deep Blue, a computer developed at IBM, defeated top world chess champion Gennady Kasparov.