Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Animation Fun Facts for Aug 10, 2016

Birthdays: Alexander Glauzunov, Billie Holiday, Eddie Fisher, Leo Fender, Herbert Hoover, Polish King Jan III Sobieski, Norma Shearer, Rhonda Fleming, Jimmy Dean, Justin Theroux, Rosanna Arquette is 57, Antonio Banderas is 56

1629- Spanish painter Diego Velasquez traveled to Italy to study the Renaissance Masters on the advice of his buddy, painter Peter Paul Rubens.

1787- Mozart completes his Eine Kleine Nachtmusik -A Little Night Music.

1948 – Allen Funt's "Candid Camera" TV debut on ABC.

1970 - Jim Morrison is charged in Miami on "lewd & lascivious behavior"

1972 - Paul & Linda McCartney are arrested in Sweden on drug possession.

1981- The animated movie Heavy Metal premiered.

1987- Clara Peller, the elderly actress who gained last minute advertising fame by saying Where's the Beef?, died at 86.  The director and writer of the spots was the father of J.J. Sedelmeir, who created the Ambiguously Gay Duo and other TV Funhouse animations for SNL.

2001- Warner Bros film Osmosis Jones opened in general theaters.

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