Monday, July 22, 2013

Animation Fun Facts for July 22, 2013 Mon

Birthdays: Emma Lazarus, Eduard Hopper, Gregor Mendel, Alexander Calder, James Whale, Oscar De La Renta, Rose Kennedy, Stephen Vincent Benet, Jason Robards, Bob Dole, David Spade is 49, Terence Stamp is 75, Danny Glover is 67, Alex Trebek, Bobby Sherman, Don Henley, Alan Mencken, Irene Bedard, William Dafoe is 58, John Leguizamo, Albert Brooks is 66 1921- Artist Man Ray arrived in Paris determined to go Dada! 1965- Cary Grant married Dyan Cannon. 1967- Jimi Hendrix quit as opening act for the Monkees. 1977- Walt Disney’s film "The Rescuers" featuring the last work of Disney master animator Milt Kahl. 1989- Nintendo released in America the Gameboy. Designer Gunpei Yokoi designed it and the unique cross shaped directional fingerpad to replace a joystick control. Yokoi later left Nintendo and in 1997 was killed in a car accident outside Kyoto.

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