Saturday, June 29, 2013
Animation Fun Facts for June 29, 2013
Birthdays: Bernard Hermann, Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle, Slim Pickens, Nelson Eddy, Gary Busey, John Hench, Little Eva, Harmon Killabrew, Antoine de Saint Exupery, Anna Sophie-Mutter, Leroy Anderson, Maria Conchita Alonso, Robert Evans is 83, Matthew Weiner, Roger Allers, Ray Harryhausen 1940 – ROBIN THE BOY WONDER- According to Batman Comics, this day mobsters rubbed out a circus highwire team known as the Flying Graysons, leaving their son Dick an orphan. He was taken in by millionaire Bruce Wayne so Batman could have his Robin. 1940- First day shooting on the film Citizen Kane. 1950- The Hollywood Ten are given jail sentences for contempt of Congress. 1956- Marilyn Monroe married author Arthur Miller. 1967-Actress Jane Mansfield and her dog are decapitated in a car crash when their car slammed into a parked tractor-trailer. Her children including Marisa Hargitay were in the back seat. 1968 - "Tip-Toe Thru' The Tulips With Me" by Tiny Tim peaks at #17. 1978- Actor Bob Crane, best known as the star in the television series Hogan’s Heroes, was found beaten to death with an electric cord around his neck in a Scottsdale Arizona hotel room. Around his body were pornographic literature and a large library of home made porn tapes. 2007- Pixar’s Ratatouille premiered.