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Amazing Facts - June 1

June 1 2008
11:00

June 1, 1938 in the U.S. went out the first issue of the journal comics «Action Comics», which appeared the most famous comic hero - Superman. The author of Adventures of Superman was Jerry Siegel and artist - Joe Shuster. Then the magazine cost 10 cents, but by 1995, surviving copies sold for more than 75 000 dollars.

Superman - fiction comic hero, was coined in 1936 by Jerome Siegel and friends of Joe Shuster. Superman - a fighter against violators of the law. He - the representative of an alien civilization. His planet - Krypton - exploded, but the child managed to put in a capsule and sent into space. As a result, he was on Earth.

Superman's earthly parents were Martha Kent and Jonathan Kent, who gave him the name Clark, and hid its essence from strangers, hiding behind the fact that his adoptive parents in an orphanage, which later burned down with all the paperwork. Superman dressed in tights red-blue color and with a huge letter «S» to the chest. No one weapon he was not scared. Kill him can only Kryptonite, a radioactive substance to his planet, deadly to Superman, but harmless to humans.

Superman's enemies are Darkseyd, Breniak, Bizzarri and of course, Lex Luthor. Now about this superhero has already withdrawn 8 films, and performed the role of Superman actor Christopher Reeve, Danny Dark, David Wilson, Rob Holliday, Tom Welling, Dean Cain, Brandon Routh, and Kirk, Ellen.

June 1, 1980 began the longest journey by kayak (canoe). Father and son Dan, and Donald Starkely June 1, 1980 to May 1, 1982 were a record for a canoe journey of 19,603 miles of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to the city of Belem, Brazil - in some areas the way they had to carry his canoe.

June 1, 1995 was made an acrobatic circus a unique record. Valfer Colombian Guerrero made a 521 jump turn on the rope in Harlem Circus Kare, that in the Netherlands.

Release prepared by Max K * - based on encyclopedias and other public sources.

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