In 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as his replacement. In 1990, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher resigned. In 1995, Toy Story, the first feature-length animated film with imagery that was entirely computer-generated, was released. In 2005, Angela Merkel took office as the first woman chancellor of Germany.
George Eliot (1819-90), writer; Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), French president and general; Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981), songwriter; Benjamin Britten (1913-76), composer; Rodney Dangerfield (1921-2004), actor/comedian; Robert Vaughn (1932- ), actor; Billie Jean King (1943- ), tennis player; Jamie Lee Curtis (1958- ), actress; Boris Becker (1967- ), tennis player; Mark Ruffalo (1967- ), actor; Scarlett Johansson (1984- ), actress
In 1986, 20-year-old Mike Tyson knocked out Trevor Berbick and became the youngest-ever heavyweight boxing champion.
In 2010, Toy Story 3 was released, earning $415.0 million at the U.S. box office; the original Toy Story grossed $191.8 million.
"How can anyone govern a nation that has two hundred and forty-six different kinds of cheeses?" – French President Charles de Gaulle