Speedy Gonzalez had a cousin namedSlowpoke Rodriguez. He was the slow-est mouse in all of Mexico.***Voice actor Joe Dougherty originallydid the voice of Porky Pig. Doughertyreally had a stutter,however,he couldn’tcontrol it and it made production coststoo high. Mel Blanc (1908-1989) begandoing Porky Pig’s voice in 1937.***Daffy Duck had a wife named Daphne.In the 1955 cartoon short “Stork Naked,”a stork tries to deliver a duck-ling to Mr. and Mrs. Daffy Duck,butDaffy tries to stop him.***George Jetson worked for SpacelySprockets,owned by Cosmo G.Spacely. Spacely’s competitor was W.C.Cogswell,owner of the rival companyCogswell Cogs.***Bubbles,Blossom and Buttercup are thetrio that makes up the Powerpuff Girls.The girls were created in a laboratory bya concoction of sugar,spice,everythingnice and Chemical X. The chemical isthe source of the sister’s super powers.***More than 40 million Care Bear stuffedtoys were sold between 1983 and 1987.***Marion Ross (born 1928),of “HappyDays”fame,was the voice of GrandmaSquarepants in a 2001 episode of “Spongebob Squarepants.”***Do you know what the ﬁrst cartoonseries on prime time television was?The year? See answer at end.***Underdog’s alter-identity wasShoeshine Boy. Whenever televisionreporter Sweet Polly Purebred was indistress,she called for Underdog’s help.“Underdog”aired from 1964 to 1973.***The Pink Panther cartoons began asopening segments for the Pink Pantherseries of movies,starring the bumblingInspector Clouseau,played by PeterSellers (1925-1980.)***Foghorn Leghorn,the obnoxious roosterwith a southern accent,was based onSenator Claghorn,a character from theFred Allen (1894-1956) radio show“Allen’s Alley”in the 1940s.***“Pac-Man”was a Saturday morning car-toon based on the popular video game.In the cartoon,which aired from 1982 to1984,Packy and his family werepestered by ghosts who were the min-ions of Mezmaron,a villain who wantedto rule the world.***Betty Boop made her ﬁrst appearance inthe 1930 animated ﬁlm “Dizzy Dishes.”Mae Questel (1908-1998) did the origi-nal voice of Betty Boop. Questel wasalso the voice of Popeye’s girlfriendOlive Oyl.***Shaggy’s full name is Norville Rogers.Scooby-Doo is Shaggy’s pet GreatDane.***Strawberry Shortcake was created as agreeting card character in 1978.***“Pinky and the Brain,”(1995-1998) acartoon series about geneticallyenhanced lab mice that want to takeover the world,won an Emmy in 1996for Outstanding Achievement inAnimation.***In 1955,Mighty Mouse was the ﬁrstcartoon character ever to appear onSaturday morning television.***Hong Kong Phooey’s alter-identity wasPenrod Pooch,a janitor at a police sta-tion. When Penrod turned into kung fucrime-ﬁghting Hong Kong Phooey,hissidekick Spot the cat usually got himout of trouble.***
:The modern Stone Age family“The Flintstones”premiered on ABC in1960. The Flintstones was loosely based on “The Honeymooners”(1955-1956)starring Jackie Gleason (1916-1987).
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Actor Ron Perlmanis 63.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedi-cated the Jefferson Memorial inWashington,D.C.,on the 200thanniversary of the third American pres-ident’s birth.
“The excursion is the samewhen you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.”
— Eudora Welty,American author (1909-2001)
Singer Al Green is67.Bandleader MaxWeinberg is 62.
Dany Torres of Spain competes during the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tours 2013 in Dubai.
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Pocahontas,daughter of Chief Powhatan,was cap-tured by English Capt. Samuel Argall in Virginia and held inexchange for English prisoners and stolen weapons. (During ayearlong captivity,Pocahontas converted to Christianity andultimately opted to stay with the English. )
Handel’s “Messiah”had its ﬁrst public performancein Dublin,Ireland.
the third president of the United States,ThomasJefferson,was born in Shadwell in the Virginia Colony.
the Pony Express completed its inaugural run from St.Joseph,Mo. to Sacramento in 10 days.
at the start of the Civil War,Fort Sumter in SouthCarolina fell to Confederate forces.
the Royal Flying Corps,a predecessor of Britain’sRoyal Air Force,was created.
Radio Berlin announced the discovery of thousands of graves of massacred Polish ofﬁcers in Russia’s Katyn Forest;the Nazis blamed the killings on the Soviets,who in turnblamed the Nazis. (Post-Soviet Russia has acknowledged themassacre was carried out by Josef Stalin’s much feared secretpolice.)
Van Cliburn of the United States won the ﬁrstInternational Tchaikovsky Competition for piano in Moscow;Russian Valery Klimov won the violin competition.
Sidney Poitier became the ﬁrst black performer in aleading role to win an Academy Award for “Lilies of the Field.”(Patricia Neal was named best actress for “Hud”; best picturewent to “Tom Jones.”)
Apollo 13,four-ﬁfths of the way to the moon,wascrippled when a tank containing liquid oxygen burst. (Theastronauts managed to return safely.)Movie director Stanley Donen is 89. Former Sen. BenNighthorse Campbell,R-Colo.,is 80. Actor Lyle Waggoner is 78.Actor Edward Fox is 76. Actor Paul Sorvino is 74. Poet SeamusHeaney is 74. Movie-TV composer Bill Conti is 71. Rock musi-cian Jack Casady is 69. Actor Tony Dow is 68. Actor WilliamSadler is 63. Singer Peabo Bryson is 62. Bluegrass singer-musi-cian Sam Bush is 61. Rock musician Jimmy Destri is 59. Singer-musician Louis Johnson (The Brothers Johnson) is 58. ComedianGary Kroeger is 56. Actress Saundra Santiago is 56. Sen. BobCasey Jr.,D-Pa.,is 53. Rock musician Joey Mazzola (Sponge) is52. Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov is 50.
The Daily Derby race winners are CaliforniaClassis,No.5,in ﬁrst place;Gorgeous George,No.8,in second place;and Lucky Charms,No.12,inthird place.The race time was clocked at 1:46.48.
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