In 1620, the Pilgrims went ashore at Plymouth Rock, setting foot on North America for the first time. In 1937, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first feature-length animated film, premiered. In 1970, singer Elvis Presley met with President Richard Nixon at the White House.
Benjamin Disraeli (1804-81), British prime minister; Joseph Stalin (1879-1953), Soviet leader; Jane Fonda (1937- ), actress; Frank Zappa (1940-93), musician; Samuel L. Jackson (1948- ), actor; Chris Evert (1954- ), tennis player; Ray Romano (1957- ), actor/comedian; Florence Griffith Joyner (1959-98), Olympic track athlete; Kiefer Sutherland (1966- ), actor; Philip Humber (1982- ), baseball player
In 2010, the UConn Huskies women's basketball team won its 89th consecutive game, setting a new NCAA Division I record for consecutive wins.
Snow White was Disney Studios' first attempt at animating a realistic human character.
"I have done an in-depth study of drug abuse and Communist brainwashing techniques and I am right in the middle of the whole thing where I can and will do the most good." – Elvis Presley, in a letter to President Nixon proposing that he could be an ally in the service of the country.