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Subject: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/08/16 at 7:36 am

February 7th 1940 – The second full-length animated Walt Disney film, Pinocchio, premieres.

February 8th 1915 – D. W. Griffith's controversial film The Birth of a Nation premieres in Los Angeles.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/08/16 at 8:33 am

February 8th 1960 – The first eight brass star plaques are installed in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/11/16 at 4:04 am

Roger Vadim, French screenwriter, film director/and producer, dies from cancer at age 72 on 11th February 2000.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/12/16 at 3:17 am

February 12th 1946 – African American United States Army veteran Isaac Woodard is severely beaten by a South Carolina police officer to the point where he loses his vision in both eyes. The incident later galvanizes the Civil Rights Movement and partially inspires Orson Welles' film Touch of Evil.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/13/16 at 2:40 am

February 13th 2003 – Stacy Keach died of congestive heart failure at the age of eighty-eight in Burbank, California.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/17/16 at 4:11 am

Kathryn Grayson, actress and singer, star of Show Boat (1951) and Kiss Me Kate (1953), died in her sleep at her home in Los Angeles, California on February 17, 2010, aged 88.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/18/16 at 2:06 am

February 18th 1990 - The movie "Death of the Incredible Hulk" aired.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/19/16 at 8:14 am

February 19th 1994 - Derek Jarman, English film director and set designer, died of an AIDS-related illness in London, aged 52.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/22/16 at 3:11 am

February 22nd 1965 - Filming for the Beatles' second movie, "HELP!" began in the Bahamas.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/22/16 at 7:10 am

February 22nd 1962 - Elvis Presley was at No.1 o the UK singles chart with 'Rock-A- Hula Baby / Can't Help Falling In Love.' The tracks were from his latest film 'Blue Hawaii' and became the singers tenth UK No.1

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/23/16 at 3:47 am

February 23rd 1965 - Filming began on The Beatles follow up to 'A Hard Day's Night' on location in the Bahamas with the working title of 'Eight Arms To Hold You.'

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/23/16 at 3:49 am

February 23rd 1997 - NBC-TV aired "Schindler's List." It was completely uncensored.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/24/16 at 1:27 am

February 24th 1937 - Lou Gehrig did a screen test for the role of Tarzan. Johnny Weissmuller eventually got the part.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/25/16 at 4:39 am

February 25th 1957 - Buddy Holly recorded a new version of 'That'll Be The Day', at Norman Petty Recording Studio in Clovis, New Mexico. The title being taken from a phrase used by John Wayne in the film 'The Searchers.'

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/25/16 at 7:24 am

February 25th 1967 - The Yardbirds were filmed performing in a re-creation of the club built at MGM Studios in Borehamwood for Michelangelo Antonioni's 1966 film Blowup.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/26/16 at 1:32 am

February 26th 1984 - CBS premiered "Star Wars: A New Hope" on their network. The movie drew 36% of the total television viewing audience.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/26/16 at 2:03 am

February 26th 1909 – Kinemacolor, the first successful color motion picture process, is first shown to the general public at the Palace Theatre in London.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/29/16 at 2:55 am

February 29th 1940 – For her role as Mammy in Gone with the Wind, Hattie McDaniel becomes the first African American to win an Academy Award.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/01/16 at 5:34 am

March 1st 1961 - Elvis Presley signed a five-year movie deal with producer Hal Wallis.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/01/16 at 7:20 am

March 1st 1998 – Titanic became the first film to gross over $1 billion worldwide.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/02/16 at 3:21 am

March 2nd 1933 – The film King Kong opens at New York's Radio City Music Hall.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/07/16 at 8:06 am

March 7th 1980 - The film Coal Miner's Daughter, the biography of Loretta Lynn and starring Sissy Spacek opened. Spacek won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Lynn; Tommy Lee Jones and Beverly D'Angelo also play leading roles in the film, which was a huge success with critics and at the box office.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/07/16 at 10:44 am

Released on this day in 1933, the groundbreaking creature feature "King Kong" was released. representing a major step forward in special effects.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/07/16 at 3:01 pm

March 7th 1970 - Lee Marvin was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Wand'rin Star', taken from the film 'Paint Your Wagon.'

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/08/16 at 3:13 am

March 8th 1959 - Groucho, Chico and Harpo made their final TV appearance together.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/11/16 at 4:53 am

March 11th 1933 – Ground breaking musical film 42nd Street is released.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/11/16 at 3:22 pm

March 11th 2006 - The Disney Channel Original Movie, 'High School Musical' was at No.1 on the US album chart. The album went on to break all records for a soundtrack selling over 7 million copies worldwide. A No.1 album In Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Argentina and Mexico.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: nally on 03/11/16 at 3:29 pm


March 11th 2006 - The Disney Channel Original Movie, 'High School Musical' was at No.1 on the US album chart. The album went on to break all records for a soundtrack selling over 7 million copies worldwide. A No.1 album In Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Argentina and Mexico.

A film that would be a huge success and spawn two sequels featuring the original cast.

Hard to believe it's been 10 years since that movie was new!

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/12/16 at 1:44 am

March 12th 1965 - The Beatles finished shooting "Help!" in the Bahamas.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/14/16 at 2:28 am

March 14th 1936 – The first all-sound film version of Show Boat opens at Radio City Music Hall. (There had been a part-talkie, part-silent version of Show Boat in 1929.)

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/14/16 at 2:58 am

March 14th 1931 – Alam Ara, India's first talking film, is released.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/14/16 at 8:49 am

March 14th 1963 – Cliff Richard and The Shadows were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Summer Holiday.' Taken from the film of the same name, it became Richards' seventh UK No.1 single.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/15/16 at 4:17 am

March 15th 1964 - Taped footage from the Beatles performance at the Washington Coliseum was broadcast in U.S. movie theaters.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/15/16 at 4:19 am

March 15th 1964 - Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor were married.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/16/16 at 3:18 pm

March 16th 1965 - The Beatles continue filming in Austria for their second movie, Help! They completed the "ski lift" segment of the film.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/24/16 at 12:51 am

March 24th 1965 - The Beatles continued filming 'Help!' at Twickenham Studios, England. They shot the interior temple scenes, including the one where they "dive through a hollow sacrificial altar and into water". That scene was then cut to the swimming pool scene filmed in the Bahamas on February 23.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/24/16 at 12:56 am

March 24th 1941 - Glenn Miller began work on his first motion picture for 20th Century Fox. The film was "Sun Valley Serenade."

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/25/16 at 1:35 pm

March 25th 1985 - Prince won an Oscar for Best Original Score for the soundtrack for the movie "Purple Rain."

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/25/16 at 1:40 pm

March 25th 1991 - Michael Jackson escorted Madonna to the Oscars.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/31/16 at 5:50 am

March 31st 1930 – The Motion Picture Production Code is instituted, imposing strict guidelines on the treatment of sex, crime, religion and violence in film, in the U.S., for the next thirty-eight years.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/31/16 at 5:56 am

March 31st 1987 - HBO (Home Box Office) earned its first Oscar for "Down and Out in America".

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/31/16 at 5:53 pm

March 31st 1964 - Filming for A Hard Day's Night, The Beatles played a "live television performance" in front of a studio of screaming fans (one of those fans was Phil Collins). The four songs used in the film were ‘Tell Me Why’, ‘I Should Have Known Better’, ‘And I Love Her’, and ‘She Loves You’.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/02/16 at 4:21 am

April 2nd 1902 – "Electric Theatre", the first full-time movie theater in the United States, opens in Los Angeles.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/02/16 at 4:40 am

April 2nd 1972 – Actor Charlie Chaplin returns to the United States for the first time since being labeled a communist during the Red Scare in the early 1950s.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/02/16 at 8:41 am

April 2nd 2002 - Lee Anderson Minnelli sued her stepdaughter Liza Minnelli for elder abuse and breach of contract. The claim was filed based on the will of Vincente Minnelli.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/06/16 at 12:17 pm

April 6th 1869 – Celluloid is patented.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/06/16 at 2:46 pm

April 6th 1956 - Paramount Pictures signed Elvis Presley to a three-movie deal.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/06/16 at 4:26 pm

April 6th 1968 - Simon and Garfunkel went to No.1 on the US album chart with the soundtrack of Mike Nichols' movie The Graduate. The film boosted the profile of the folk-rock duo and on the strength of the hit single 'Mrs. Robinson', the soundtrack album rose to the top of the charts.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/07/16 at 7:14 am

April 7th 1967 – Film critic Roger Ebert published his very first film review in the Chicago Sun-Times.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/07/16 at 10:02 am

April 7th 1967 - Sonny & Cher's movie "Good Times" debuted in Chicago, IL.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/08/16 at 6:25 am

April 8th 1918 – World War I: Actors Douglas Fairbanks and Charlie Chaplin sell war bonds on the streets of New York City's financial district.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/08/16 at 7:05 am

April 8th 1970 - In London, the U.K. premiere of the Woodstock movie took place. The film was a documentary of the August 1969 festival that took place in Bethel, NY.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/08/16 at 10:10 am

April 8th 1973 - Neil Young's docu-autobiography "Journey through the Past" premiered at the U.S. Film Festival in Dallas.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/10/16 at 6:43 am

April 10th 1967 - The 13-day strike by the American Federation of Radio-TV Artists (AFTRA) came to an end less than two hours before the 39th Academy Awards presentation went on the air.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/10/16 at 10:26 am

April 10th 1953 – Warner Bros. premieres the first 3-D film from a major American studio, entitled House of Wax.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/10/16 at 1:43 pm

April 10th 1972 - Isaac Hayes won an Oscar for the Best Music, Original Song award for the song "Shaft".

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/11/16 at 3:22 pm

April 11th 1988 - Cher won an Academy Award for best actress for her work in 'Moonstruck.'

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/13/16 at 7:22 am

April 13th 1964 - The Beatles announced that the title of their first film would be "A Hard Day's Night."

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/13/16 at 7:53 am

April 13th 1964 – At the Academy Awards, Sidney Poitier becomes the first African-American male to win the Best Actor award for the 1963 film Lilies of the Field.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/15/16 at 3:20 am

April 15th 1971 - The Beatles won an Oscar for Best Film Music (Original Song Score) for "Let It Be."

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/15/16 at 7:25 am

April 15th 1964, The Beatles filmed outside shots at the Scala Theatre in Tottenham Street London for their forthcoming movie 'A Hard Day's Night'.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/17/16 at 9:14 am

April 17th 1937 – Daffy Duck's first appearance, in Porky's Duck Hunt.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/18/16 at 12:47 pm

April 18th 1973 - The Neil Young movie "Journey Through the Past" debuted at the Dallas Film Festival.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/19/16 at 3:05 am

April 19th 1956 – Actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier of Monaco.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/19/16 at 3:26 am

April 19th 1927 – Mae West is sentenced to ten days in jail for obscenity for her play Sex.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/19/16 at 5:28 am

April 19th 1965 - The film T.A.M.I. (Teen-Age Music International) Show featuring The Rolling Stones, The Supremes, Four Tops, James Brown, The Beach Boys and Smokey Robinson & The Miracles opened in London, England under the title Teenage Command Performance.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/19/16 at 12:23 pm

April 19th 1980 - Blondie went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Call Me', featured in the Richard Gere movie 'American Gigolo', the track was also a No.1 in the UK.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/20/16 at 3:01 am

April 20th 2004 - The remastered version of the soundtrack to "Porky's Revenge" was released. The album contained George Harrison's "I Don't Want To Do It."

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/20/16 at 3:20 am

April 20th 1926 – Western Electric and Warner Bros. announce Vitaphone, a process to add sound to film.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/20/16 at 8:03 am

April 20th 1964 - The Elvis Presley movie "Viva Las Vegas" premiered.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/20/16 at 10:45 am

April 20th 1960 - Elvis Presley's returned to Hollywood to film "G.I. Blues".

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/20/16 at 2:06 pm

1980 - 84 year old George Burns, who starred in the movie Oh God with John Denver, became the oldest person to have a hit on the Billboard Hot 100 when 'I Wish I Was 18 Again' peaked at No.49. When asked if he wished he were 18 again, Burns replied "I wish I was 80 again." Before this, his most recent charting record had been a spoken word comedy routine with his wife and partner Gracie Allen in the summer of 1933.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/22/16 at 12:53 am

April 22nd 1998 – Disney's Animal Kingdom opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/22/16 at 4:26 am

April 22nd 1959 - The movie "Go Johnny Go" premiered.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/22/16 at 11:13 am

April 22nd 1974 - Tina Turner started filming in the role of Acid Queen in the Who's film "Tommy."

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/23/16 at 9:51 am

April 23rd 1978 - Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious filmed his version of 'My Way' for the Sex Pistols film 'The Great Rock n Roll Swindle'.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/24/16 at 4:31 am

April 24th 2000 - ABC-TV aired the TV movie "The Three Stooges."

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/24/16 at 9:16 am

April 24th 1955 - Perez Prado was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White'. Known as the 'King of the Mambo' the instrumental was the theme from the film 'Underwater' where Jane Russell can be seen dancing to 'Cherry Pink'.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/24/16 at 9:36 am

April 24th 1956 - Elvis Presley signed a seven-year contract with Paramount Pictures that allowed him one film a year with other studios.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/24/16 at 2:33 pm

April 24th 1985 - RKO Home Video released six black and white film classics starring Fred Astaire.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/26/16 at 1:55 am

April 26th 1960 - Filming for the Elvis Presley movie "G.I. Blues" began.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/26/16 at 12:56 pm

April 26th 1980 -Blondie were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Call Me', the group's fourth UK No.1, featured in the Richard Gere movie 'American Gigolo', the track was also a No.1 in the US where it became the band's biggest selling single. Producer Giorgio Moroder originally asked Stevie Nicks from Fleetwood Mac to help compose and perform a song for the soundtrack, but she declined.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/05/16 at 6:07 am

May 5th 1934 – The first Three Stooges short, Woman Haters, is released.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/05/16 at 6:27 am

May 5th 2004 - It was announced that "Spider-Man 2" ads would appear on bases in major league games during games from June 11-13. The plan was canceled the next day.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/07/16 at 12:32 am

May 7th 2014 - Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed that at least three standalone "Star Wars" films would be released within the next 10 years.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/07/16 at 10:19 am

May 7th 1999 - Lisa Stansfield made her film debut in the U.K. The film was the comedy "Swing."

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/08/16 at 8:37 am

May 7th 1912 – Paramount Pictures is founded.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/09/16 at 2:03 am

May 9th 1958 – Vertigo has world premiere in San Francisco.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/09/16 at 8:40 am

May 9th 1987 - Tom Cruise and Mimi Rogers were married.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/11/16 at 4:24 am

May 11th 1927 – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is founded.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/13/16 at 12:58 am

May 13th 1970 - The film "Let It Be" premiered in New York.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/15/16 at 4:50 am

May 15th 1971 - Two short films by John Lennon were shown at the Cannes Film Festival in France.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/15/16 at 8:24 am

May 15th 1928 – Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, Plane Crazy.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/16/16 at 2:35 am

May 16th 1929 – In Hollywood, the first Academy Awards are awarded.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/17/16 at 3:04 am

May 17th 1980 - The Empire Strikes Back premiered at a benefit performance for the Special Olympics at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/17/16 at 4:16 am

May 17th 1968 - In France, the film "Wonderwall" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/17/16 at 4:49 am

May 17th 1975 - NBC TV bought the rights to show "Gone with the Wind." The one time rights cost NBC $5,000,000.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/17/16 at 12:45 pm

May 17th 1997 - Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin were married in London.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/17/16 at 1:25 pm

May 17th 1999 - Eric Ford, a tabloid photographer, was sentenced to 6 months at a halfway house, 3 years’ probation and 150 hours of community service. The sentence stemmed from a charge that Ford had eavesdropped on a call between Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman and then sold a recording of the conversation.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/18/16 at 5:07 am

May 18th 1978 - "The Buddy Holly Story" had its world premiere in Dallas, TX.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/28/16 at 6:58 am

May 28th 1929 - Warner Brothers debuted "On With The Show" in New York City. It was the first all-color-talking picture.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/28/16 at 7:45 am

May 28th 1953 - The Walt Disney film "Melody" premiered in the Paramount Theatre in Hollywood. The picture was the first 3-D cartoon.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/29/16 at 3:52 am

May 29th 2013 - "Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles" premiered on Cartoon Network. The episode was entitled "The Phantom Clone."

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/31/16 at 12:30 am

May 31st 2003 - Yoda won an MTV Movie Award for Best Fight for his fight against Count Dooku in "-Attack of the Clones."

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/31/16 at 6:02 am

May 31st 1929 – The first talking Mickey Mouse cartoon, "The Karnival Kid", is released.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/09/16 at 7:38 am

June 9th 1934 - Donald Duck made his debut in the Silly Symphonies cartoon "The Wise Little Hen."

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/10/16 at 7:29 am

June 10th 1936 – The Russian animation studio Soyuzmultfilm is founded.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/11/16 at 12:04 pm

June 11th 1892 – The Limelight Department, one of the world's first film studios, is officially established in Melbourne, Australia.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/11/16 at 4:59 pm

June 11th 1993 – The film Jurassic Park is released in the United States, becoming the highest-grossing film of all time until the release of Titanic in 1997.

Subject: Re: Today in Hollywood and Cinema History

Written By: Philip Eno on 06/12/16 at 11:50 am

June 12th 1939 – Shooting begins on Paramount Pictures' Dr. Cyclops, the first horror film photographed in three-strip Technicolor.

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