May 13, 1996
The dolphin "Flipper" was the star of two television shows and two movies in the '60s and '90s. Elijah Wood (pictured) starred in the 1996 film. The original TV series was often filmed in Miami at the Miami Seaquarium. The show is oft-remembered for its catchy theme song: "They call him Flipper, Flipper, faster than lightning. No-one you see, is smarter than he,.."