Friday, November 2, 2018

Animation Fun Facts for Nov 2, 2018

Birthdays: Daniel Boone, Pres. James Knox Polk, Jean Chardin, Luchino Visconti, Giusseppi Sinopoli, Burt Lancaster, Pat Buchanan, Steve Ditko, Ray Walston, Stephanie Powers, k.d. lang, David Schwimmer is 52

1904- London newspaper The Daily Mirror first published.

1920- The first US Radio station, KDKA in Pittsburgh, began the nation’s first broadcasting with news of election results.

1928- The Little Carnegie Theater in New York opened. Until its closing in 1982, it was one of the premiere art-house cinemas.

1932- Young star Katherine Hepburn first shines in the film A Bill of Divorcement, co- starring with John Barrymore. 

1950- Writer George Bernard Shaw died at 94. His last words were:" Oh well, it will be a new experience anyway." 

2001- Pixar’s Monsters Inc. opened.

2012- Walt Disney’s Wreck it Ralph opened in theaters. 

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