Sunday, June 12, 2016

Animation Fun Facts for June 12, 2016

Birthdays: Egon Scheile, John Roebling the builder of the Brooklyn Bridge, Uta Hagen, Chick Corea, Sir Anthony Eden, Jim Nabors, Vic Damone, David Rockefeller, Irwin Allen, Marv Albert, Arthur Fellig-better known as Weegee, Sherry Stringfield,  Former President George Herbert Walker Bush is 92, if Anne Frank had survived she would be 87 today, Clyde Geronimi, 

Richard Sherman of the Sherman Bros is 88

1616- Pocahontas, now called Lady Rebecca Rolfe, landed in England with her husband and son Thomas.

1962- In Modesto California, a teenage film student named George Lucas was almost killed in a car accident.

1963- Twentieth Century Fox premiered the Elizabeth Taylor -Richard Burton epic CLEOPATRA. Costing $44 million, $400 million in modern money, four times more than the average film, it remains in comparable dollars the costliest disaster in movie history. Fox had to cut 2,000 jobs and almost went bankrupt. On the plus side, Andy Warhol said Cleopatra was the most influential movie of the 1960s because suddenly every woman had to have heavy black eyeliner, light lipstick and Egyptian style straight bobbed hair and bangs.

1999- Disney’s Tarzan premiered.

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