November 13, 1940~ Walt Disney’s film Fantasia premieres in New York City

Fantasia Program Cover by Gyo Fujikawa

1940 / 26 pp+cvr / 12 3/4”x9 5/8” / Various collections incl. Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Movie originally released in 13 U.S. cities as road show w/assigned seating, programs, & ushers

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Previous November 13 posts:

November 13~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/13~

August 29, 1966~ The Beatles’ final live concert

The Beatles, Exiting Plane  by  Jim Marshall

1966, San Francisco Airport / Silver Gelatin Photograph / Various collections

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Audio: Candlestick Park, San Francisco: The Beatles’ final concert~
https://www.beatlesbible.com/1966/08/29/candlestick-park-san-francisco-final-concert/

Previous August 29 posts:

Self Portraits~August 29

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/29~

June 1, 1926~ Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jeane Mortenson) is born

Marilyn Monroe I by James Rosenquist

1962 / Oil and spray enamel on canvas / 93”x72 1/4” / The Museum of Modern Art, New York

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Previous June 1 posts:

Pride Month~ June 1

June 1, 1967: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is released

Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/1~

 

April 21, 1964~ The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair opens

The Unisphere by Gilmore Clarke

1964 / Stainless steel / 140’ tall; 120’ diameter / World’s Fair Grounds, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NYC

The Rocket Thrower by Donald De Lue

1964 / Bronze / 43’ tall / World’s Fair Grounds, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NYC

Previous April 21 posts:

Spring~ April 21

Queen Elizabeth II: Born April 21, 1926

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary: Born April 21, 1926

Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/21~