Sunday, September 28, 2014

Animation Fun Facts for Sept 28, 2014

 Birthdays: Michel Caravaggio, Georges Clemenceau, Al Kapp, William Paley, Max Schmelling, Bridgette Bardot is 78, Frederic Engels, Marcello Mastroianni, Moon Unit Zappa, Ed Sullivan, Sylvia Kristel, John Sayles, Arnold Stang, J.T. Walsh, Seymour Cray, Janeane Garofalo is 49, Mia Sorvino is 46, Hillary Duff, Naomi Watts is 45

1928-William Paley, son of a cigar manufacturer, becomes president of CBS broadcasting. He turns it into a corporate broadcasting giant, and threw his support behind developing television and long playing records.

1961- Richard Chamberlain made a name for himself by playing the handsome Dr. Kildare on TV, Raymond Massey co-starred.

1967- Speed Racer premiered in the U.S..

1994- Michael Eisner cancelled plans for a theme park called Disney’s America in Northern Virginia.

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