Sunday, November 2, 2014

Animation Fun Facts for Nov 2, 2014

Birthdays: Daniel Boone, Pres. James Knox Polk,  Jean Chardin, Luchino Visconti, Giusseppi Sinopoli, Burt Lancaster, Pat Buchanan, Steve Ditko, Ray Walston, Stephanie Powers, k.d. lang, David Schwimmer is 48

1904- London newspaper The Daily Mirror first published.

1920- The first US Radio station, KDKA in Pittsburgh, began the nation’s first broadcasting with news of election results.

1928- The Little Carnegie Theater in New York opens.

1930- Ras Tafari crowned Halie Selassie Ist, Ethiopian Emperor. The Jamaican movement Rastafarians are named for him.

1932- Young star Katherine Hepburn first shines in the film A Bill of Divorcement, co- starring with John Barrymore.

2001- Pixar’s Monsters Inc opened.

2012- Walt Disney’s Wreckit Ralph premiered.

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