Tuesday, August 4, 2015

animation fun facts for aug 4, 2015

Birthdays: Percy Shelley, Hans Christian Andersen, Nicholas Conte' 1777-inventor of the modern pencil and the conte'-crayon, Louis Armstrong, William Pater, Dr Alexander Schure, Richard Belzer, Franco Corelli, Elizabeth-England's late Queen Mum, Roger Clemens, runner Mary Decker-Slaney, Billy-Bob Thornton is 60, President Barack Obama is 53 

1821- 1st edition of Saturday Evening Post -published until 1969.

1921 The Motion Picture Fund created.

1922- In honor of the passing of Alexander Graham Bell, all 13 million telephones in the United States observed three minutes of silence.

1956- Elvis Presley released his version of the Big Mama Mabel Thornton song  " You Ain’t Nothin’ but a Hound Dog".

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