Tag Archives: Manny the Monkey

March 1, 1957

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1957, Kokomo, Jr., the Chimp became the ‘Today Show’ animal editor and parlayed that gig into a decades spanning career as the ‘go to’ chimp for movies and commercials. While Kokomo was universally beloved … Continue reading

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February 25, 1751

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1751, the first performing monkey was exhibited in America in New York City. For 1 cent, people could watch Manny the Monkey play a musical instrument, ride a goat while wearing a clown costume … Continue reading

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