Hank Williams vs Cantinflas

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Father of contemporary country music
Comic Film Actor
Net worth 2018
Musicians
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Alabama
Residence
Cotija de la Paz Michoacan Mexico
United States
Country
Mexican
17/09/1923
BirthDay
12/08/1911
January 1, 1953
Died On
April 20, 1993
Sidney Lanier High School
Education
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1953

His daughter Jett Williams was born, on January 6, 1953, out of a brief affair with Bobbie Jett

1952

This legendary American country musician made his last public appearance on the ‘Skyline Club’ in Austin, Texas, on December 19, 1952

1950

Through the 1950s, he recorded a number of hit songs, among which the single ‘Cold, Cold Heart’ became immensely popular

1949

He came with ‘Lovescik Blues’ in 1949, which sold 50,000 copies in just two weeks and went on to become number one on Billboard's Top C&W singles for a minimum of six weeks

1948

In 1948, he appeared in the radio show ‘Louisiana Hayride’ which helped him establish a larger fan base

1947

Some of his recordings caught the attention of MGM Records which earned him a contract with the company in 1947

1946

Singing for the radio helped him establish his image in the music industry and in 1946 he went to Acuff-Rose Music, a music publishing company

1944

Williams married Audrey Sheppard, a musician on December 15, 1944, who gave birth to their only son ‘Randall Hank Williams’ (later Hank Williams Jr

1939

In 1939, he began a band named ‘Drifting Cowboys’ and quit school in the month of October that year, to work for his band on a full-time basis

1938

In 1938, he made a debut in radio with the WSFA radio studios

1935

Soon, the family left Greenville for Garland in 1935, before moving to Georgiana, Alabama, where his mother found a job in a cannery and also worked as a night-shift nurse

1930

When he was seven, his father suffered from facial paralysis in 1930, for which he had to be hospitalized

1923

Born as Hiram King Williams on September 17, 1923, in Butler County, Alabama, Hank was the third child of Elonzo Huble Williams and Jessie Lillybelle Skipper

1921

It was featured at 217th position on ‘Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time’ and was placed at no

1993

Moreno died of lung cancer on April 20, 1993 in Mexico City

1985

Thereafter in 1985, he made one more appearance in the Mexican television film, titled ‘México … estamoscontigo’ (Mexico, We Are With You)

1981

Cantinflas’ last film, ‘El barrendero’ (The Street Cleaner), was released in 1981

1969

Much later in 1969, Moreno appeared in his third Hollywood film, ‘The Great Sex War’ as General Marcos

1960

’Pepe’, which was released in December 1960, was another of his Hollywood films

1956

Then in 1956, he was offered the role of Passepartout in ‘Around the World in 80 Days’

1943

Later in 1943, they were joined by Jacques Gelman, who became their third partner

1942

‘Los tresmosqueteros’ (The Three Musketeers), released in August 1942, was another of his significant films

1941

His next film, ‘Ni sangreni arena’ (Neither Blood Nor Sand), also released in 1941, was another big hit

1940

Although the 1940s and 1950s had been his best years, he released new films consistently throughout the 1960s, slowing down in the 1970s, when he released only five films

1939

First of these films, ‘El signo de la muerte’, was released in1939

1936

The two got married on October 27, 1936 and remained together until her death in January 1966

1935

In 1935, he joined the cast of the Follies Bergère variety show

1930

By 1930, Cantinflas became an established carpa star

1911

Mario Fortino Alfonso Moreno-Reyes was born 12 August, 1911 in Santa María la Ribera neighborhood of Mexico City