Thursday, July 11, 2013

Animation Fun Facts for July 11, 2013

Birthdays: Scottish King Robert the Bruce, John Quincy Adams, Sir Thomas Bowdler, E.B. White, Yul Brynner- born Tadjhe Khan, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Leon Spinks, Tab Hunter, Giorgio Armani, Sela Ward, Kimberly “Little Kim’ Jones 1938- The radio show The Mercury Theater of the Air with Orson Welles and John Houseman premiered. 1952- LA’s Randy’s Donuts, with its iconic huge donut sign on it’s roof, opened. 1962-The Tellstar I satellite transmitted the first television images from France to USA. 1969 - Rolling Stones release "Honky Tonk Woman". 1970- “Mama Told Me Not to Come” by Three Dog Night hits #1 in the pop charts. The song was written by young composer Randy Newman. 1991- Disney announced it would enter into a deal with a Bay area digital offshoot of Lucasfilm named PIXAR. Thirteen hit films including Toy Story, Monsters Inc. Finding Nemo and UP! are the result.

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