Sunday, November 27, 2016

Animation Fun Facts for Nov 27, 2016

Birthdays: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jimi Hendrix would have been 76, Bruce Lee-original name Lee Jun Fan would have been 76, Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg is 59, James Agee, Chaim Weizmann, Mafia Don Vito Genovese, Czech leader Alexander Dubcheck, David Merrick, Marshal Thompson, Robin Givens, Judd Nelson, Buffalo Bob Smith, William Fichtner, Kathryn Bigelow is 65

1933- Former Terrytoons animator Art Babbitt, now at Walt Disney's, writes to fellow  animator Bill Tytla encouraging him to move out to California. "Terry owes you a lot and Disney has plans for a full length color cartoon!"

1936- Max Fleischer's cartoon featurette, "Popeye meets Sinbad the Sailor".

1963- The Beatles release the single “ I Wanna Hold Your Hand.”

1967- The Beatles release Magical Mystery Tour.

1973- According to the X-Files this was the night Fox Mulder’s sister Samantha was abducted by aliens.

1985- Steven Speilberg married actress Amy Irving. They divorced a few years later.

2002- Disney’s animated feature Treasure Planet opened in theaters.

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