April 29th Events

April 29th

04-29-1983 The Hunger – USA film release date of the British horror film directed by Tony Scott, and starring Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie and Susan Sarandon. It’s the story of a love triangle between a doctor who specializes in sleep and aging research and a vampire couple. Susan Sarandon said that the screenplay for The Hunger originally Hunger (The) Filmcalled for her to be drunk in the lead-up to her sex scene with Catherine Deneuve, but she asked for it to be changed so that her character had only a sip of wine and then spilled the rest of the glass. She said that she wanted to make it clear that her character was choosing to have sex with Miriam instead of doing it because of being drunk, and also because “you wouldn’t have to get drunk to bed Catherine Deneuve, I don’t care what your sexual history to that point had been.”

04-29-2013 History is made. NBA center, Jason Collins becomes the first male professional athlete to come out.

 

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