Friday, August 23, 2013
Animation Fun Facts for Aug 23, 2013
Birthdays: French King Louis XVI, Gene Kelly, Keith Moon, Rick Springfield, Sonny Jurgensen, Alphonse Mucha, Vera Miles, River Phoenix, Queen Noor of Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Ed Benedict the designer of the Flintstones, Barbara Eden is 78, Shelley Long is 63, Dr. Stuart Sumida, animator Oscar Grillo 1953- David Mullany of Shelton Conn. invented the Whiffle Ball. He did it to help his son who was lousy at throwing a curve ball. 1964- Twist and Shout! The Beatles played the Hollywood Bowl. 1994- Jeffrey Katzenburg announced he was leaving Disney.