Monday, November 21, 2016
Animation Fun Facts for Nov 21, 2016
Birthdays: Francios Arouet called Voltaire, Marlo Thomas is 78, Adolphe Marx called Harpo, Colman Hawkins, Stan ' The Man' Musial, Tom Horn, Pope Benedict XlV, Earl the Pearl Monroe, Harold Ramis, Rene Magritte, Goldie Hawn is 71, Dr. John (born Malcolm Rebennack), Mariel Hemingway, Troy Aikman, Bjork is 51
1934- Cole Porter's musical 'Anything Goes!' opened on Broadway. Ethel Merman starring, In olden days a glimpse of stocking was looked upon as somewhat shocking. Now Heaven knows- Anything Goes!”
1942- Warner's "A Tale of Two Kitties" the first Tweety Pie. I tawt I taw a puddy cat !
1946- Harry Truman became the first president to go underwater in a submarine.
1959- The day after he was fired WABC radio, DJ Alan Freed refused to sign a statement that he never received cash payments or payola to run Rock & Roll records on the air, which is exactly what he did.
1959- Jack Benny with his violin played a duet with Vice President Richard Nixon on piano.
1980- “The Who Shot J.R.?” episode of the TV show Dallas.
1980- Australian Olivia Newton John’s disco anthem to aerobic exercise “Let’s Get Physical ” goes to number one of the pop charts and stays there for ten weeks.
1986 Thirty Years Ago, Don Bluth's An American Tail opened.
2008- Walt Disney’s film Bolt premiered.