Archive for May 28th, 2015

ALL-COLOR TALKIE DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1929

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The musical film On with the Show! was released by Warner Bros. It  is noted as
the first ever all-talking, all-color feature length movie, and the second color
movie released by Warner Bros. Unfortunately, only black and white copies
survived.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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SPORTS GREAT BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1887

 
James Francis "Jim" Thorpe (May 28, 1887 – March 28, 1953)

Thorpe was a Native American star of football, baseball, and the Olympics in the
1910’s and 1920’s. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963
and the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.

In a poll of sports fans conducted by ABC Sports, Thorpe was voted the Greatest
Athlete of the Twentieth Century out of 15 other athletes including Muhammad Ali,
Babe Ruth, Jesse Owens, Wayne Gretzky, Jack Nicklaus, and Michael Jordan.

        

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