Year: 2014

Happy Birthday, Betty Boop!

Hey, there, Boopsters! Did you know? According to the 1998 edition of Guiness Book of World Records, “Happy Birthday to You” – or more simply, “Happy Birthday” – is the most frequently sung song in the English language. That’s right. The lyrics have been translated into at least 18 languages and the song is sung […]

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Iconic Betty Boop™ Student Design Winners Announced

Two talented students from Melbourne’s Whitehouse Institute of Design, Victoria Mott and Sira Sous, have won the Betty Boop™ design competition and will see their winning concepts potentially stocked in leading lingerie fashion retailer Bras n Things. The two other finalists, Erin Haigh and Abbey Beaumont, are in the running for the People’s Choice Award. […]

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Happy Birthday, Max!

MAX and Me by Ginny Mahoney Granddaughter of Betty Boop’s creator, Max Fleischer Since tomorrow — July 19th — is Max’s birthday, I thought I’d celebrate by sharing some fun facts about the man himself. Max was born in 1883, the second eldest of Wilhelm and Amelia Fleischer’s six children. From a very early age, […]

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