Thursday, June 27, 2013
Animation Fun Facts for June 27, 2013 thurs
Birthdays: Swedish King Charles XII "the Madman of the North", Helen Keller, Norma Kamali, Charles Stuart Parnell, Bob" Captain Kangaroo" Keeshan, Emma Goldman, Walter Johnson, Ross Perot, Isabella Adjani is 58, Lauren Hill, Alice McDermott, J.J. Abrams is 47, Tony Leung Chu Wai is 51, Toby McGuire is 38. Katherine Beaumont the voice of Alice in Alice in Wonderland and Wendy in Peter Pan. 1922 - Newberry Medal 1st presented for kids literature, the first winner was Hendrik Van Loon. 1949 - "Captain Video & His Video Rangers," debut on DUMONT-TV. 1966- TV soap opera Dark Shadows premiered. Barnabas Collins was the first vampire to have issues with his job, and so became the ancestor of the modern romantic vampires of True Blood and Twilight. 1984- Hollywood introduced the PG-13 rating to indicate graphic violence, invented for the film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.