Friday, November 18, 2011

Saturday, November 18, 1933

Mother and Daddy and I went to Sears Roebucks and downtown. Mother and I got dresses. Went down to Mrs. Holbrook's on 16th. Ruth and Nadine were over.

November 18, 1933 appearance by Tom Mix and his Wonder Horse Tony

Thomas Edwin "Tom" Mix (born Thomas Hezikiah Mix (January 6, 1880 – October 12, 1940) 
was an American film actor and the star of many early Western movies. He made a reported
 336 films between 1910 and 1935, all but nine of which were silent features. He was Hollywood’s
 first Western megastar and is noted as having helped define the genre for all cowboy actors who
followed. Mix's intelligent and handsome horse Tony also became a celebrity.

Tom Mix has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1708 Vine Street. His cowboy boot
prints, palm prints and his famous horse Tony's hoof prints are at Grauman's Chinese Theatre
at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard. In 1958 he was inducted posthumously into the Western Performers
Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Msueum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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