Thursday, July 25, 2013
Animation Fun Facts for July 25, 2013
Birthdays: Bishop Theitmar of Merseberg-975AD, Arthur Balfour, Thomas Eakins, Maxfield Parrish, Stuart K. Hine 1899 missionary who wrote the hymn "How Great Thou Art", Walter Payton, Walter Brennan, David Belasco, Adnan Khashoggi, Imam, Jack Gilford, Illeana Douglas, Estelle Getty, Matt LeBlanc, Louise Brown the first "test-tube" baby-conceived by invetrofertilization-1978 1788- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completed his Symphony #40 in G minor. 1951- CBS conducts the first broadcast of color television. NBC made color tv popular in the mid 1960's. 1953-Chuck Jone's "Duck Dodgers in the 24 and 1/2 Century". 1969 - 1st performance of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young at the Fillmore East in NYC. 1975 - "A Chorus Line," longest-running Broadway show (6,137), premiered. 1985- Movie star Rock Hudson publicly acknowledged that he had AIDS.