Sunday, August 7, 2016

Animation Fun Facts Aug 7, 2016

Birthdays: Roman Emperor Constantius II, Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene, Mata Hari, Rassan Rolling Kirk, Dr. Ralphe Bunche, Nicholas Ray, Dr. Richard Leakie, Grandma Moses, Alan Page, James Randi, David Duchovny is 56, Billy Burke aka Glenda the Good Witch, Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer, Garrison Keillor is 74, Animator Rudy Ising, Charlize Theron is 41, Stan Freberg

9- the First Actor’s Equity Strike.

1928- The US Treasury issued a smaller, leaner dollar bill. Before this dollars were two times larger and wider than the ones we now use.

1933-The first "Alley-Oop" comic strip.

1970 - Christine McVie joined the band Fleetwood Mac.

1970 – The first computer chess tournament.

1979- THE RUNAWAY WARS.-Hollywood Cartoonist’s Union strike against studios sending animation work overseas.

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