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10-07-2007, 08:04 AM
Oct. 7, 1999 – The 7th Annual “Jazz Festival” (3-day event), featuring music acts by Incognito, Nestor Torres, Boney James, Groove Logic, Steve Reid, Najee, Norman Brown, Jackie Jones, and more, began at Downtown Disney Pleasure Island in WDW.
Oct. 7, 2000 – Former Disney Imagineer Rolly Crump appeared at a special Ryman-Carrol Foundation tribute event at the Disneyland Resort. (Crump began his career in the late 1950’s at the Disney Studios in animation, where he worked on “Sleeping Beauty” and “101 Dalmatians,” before moving to Walt Disney Imagineering. During his Imagineering career, Rolly worked on early concepts for the Haunted Mansion, as well as the development of various tiki gods and goddesses for the “Enchanted Tiki Room.”
Oct. 7, 2002 – “A Bug’s Land” opened inside Disney’s California Adventure, which also features “Flik’s Fun Fair.”
Oct. 7, 2002 – The Travel Channel aired “Great Hotels – Disney’s Wilderness Lodge” for the first time.
Oct. 7, 2003 – Disney’s “The Lion King” was released on a 2-disc DVD set. It included a new animated song (written by Elton John and Tim Rice) and sequence. This is the first time Disney has added a newly animated scene specifically for a DVD.
Oct. 7, 2004 – It was announced that Andrea Rivas and Rebecca Phelps were chosen to be the 2005 Disneyland Resort Ambassadors.
Oct. 7, 2004 – Disney’s one-hour drama series “life as we know it” debuted on ABC-TV. (Ended Jan. 20, 2005)
Oct. 7, 2005 – One week after leaving The Walt Disney Company, Michel Eisner hosted “The Charlie Rose Show.” His guest were John Travolta and his ex-boss-turned-rival, Barry Diller.
Oct. 7, 2006 – A baby giraffe was born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in WDW. Imara, was 6 feet tall and 110 pounds, and will be back in the savanna with her mother Aibuni.
Oct. 7, 2006 – The first in a new series of Pirates of the Caribbean sculptures, “helmsman (skeleton) pirate” debuted at the Magic Kingdom as part of the new Walt Disney Classic Collection.

10-07-2007, 08:08 AM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup:

10-07-2007, 08:17 AM
Thanks, Vince!!!! :thumbsup:

10-07-2007, 08:43 AM
Thanks Vince. :D

10-07-2007, 02:56 PM
Thanks... the lion king was the first movie DH and I went to see when we were dating!! :mickey:

10-07-2007, 03:51 PM
:mickey: Cool info! :thumbsup:

10-07-2007, 08:01 PM
Cool, thanks:thumbsup:

10-07-2007, 09:28 PM
Thank you

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10-07-2007, 09:57 PM

10-08-2007, 07:35 PM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey:

Maleficent's Dad
10-09-2007, 07:30 AM
Thank you, Vince! :thumbsup: