Won an Oscar for this original screenplay in 1956. He started out as a photographer then went into making short films which brought him a lot of success. He was killed in an helicopter crash while shooting a documentary.
Albuquerque's nine-day celebration with over 750 hot-air balloons
Director: J. Lee Thompson. Also starred Bernard Lee, Stephen Fenemore & William Sylvester. Plot: One of two young boys accidentally falls to his death when playing in a bombed-out London neighborhood...
1838-1917, German, July 2, 1900 first zeppelin flies, carrying 5 passengers a distance of 3.75 miles
Hijacked Confederate balloon, from "The Mysterious Island"
October 15, 2009 the world excited about the news of the six year old boy from Colorado, swept away a home-made balloon. His parents had previously participated in a reality show and wanted to become famous again.
2000. Originally recorded by Nena (1983)
In 1824 - for use in his hydrogen experiments at the Royal Institution in London.
February 26 1984 for 3 weeks
Nena. Originally recorded in German as '99 Luftballons'
1983; iconic tune from German band; #1 in the U.K.; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100