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vizsla
10-15-2007, 06:19 AM
Oct. 15, 1969 – Actress/singer/dancer Paige Davis was born in Philadelphia, Pa. Known best as the host of Trading Spaces, she also toured for 2 ˝ yrs as “Babette” in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” (She actually met her husband Patrick Page, who portrayed “Lumiere the Candlestick,” while on tour with the musical.)
Oct. 15, 1971 – LIFE magazine presented an article on the newly opened Disney World in Florida. A photo of 1,500 Disney employees, posing in front of Cinderella’s Castle, was featured on the cover. The issue also included a pull-out poster sponsored by Eastern Airlines of the new Magic Kingdom.
Oct. 15, 1990 – The serial on the Mickey Mouse Club “My Life as a Babysitter” began airing on the Disney Channel. (Ran through Nov. 9, 1990)
Oct. 15, 1996 – The “Main Street Electrical Parade” at Disneyland had its last performance.
Oct. 15, 1997 – Previews began for Disney’s live stage show “The Lion King.” The Times Square Disney Store, connected to the New Amsterdam Theatre in N.Y.C. was filled with Lion King merchandise.
Oct. 15, 1997 - Innoventions West closed all its exhibits for a major rehab, Bill Nye, the Science Guy, Alec Tronic, IBM, SEGA, Silicon Graphics, Enel/Infobyte VR Presentation, and Aladdin’s VR Adventure, and AT&T.
Oct. 15, 1998 – WDW’S 26-minute show “Fantasmic” along with its 88 performers opened at Disney-MGM Studios.
Oct. 15, 1999 – The Disney film “The Straight Story” was released.
Oct. 15, 2001 – “I Went to Disney World!” a positive article (in the midst of terrorist activities and a weak economy) by syndicated columnist Liz Smith appeared in papers across the country.
Oct. 15, 2001 - Test Track’s Indoor Queue closed and was rehabbed to include both Standby and Fastpass lines.

Jeff
10-15-2007, 08:37 AM
:thumbsup:

alpro2
10-15-2007, 08:50 AM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup:

Caroleh
10-15-2007, 09:00 AM
Thanks, Vince!!! :thumbsup:

Maleficent's Dad
10-15-2007, 09:14 AM
Thanks Vince. :mickey:

I'm starting to feel old reading some of these dates! :blush:

ibrowse17
10-15-2007, 10:01 AM
Nice, thanks:thumbsup:

PAYROLL PRINCESS
10-15-2007, 11:23 AM
Thanks Alex.

Sinewiz
10-15-2007, 11:52 AM
Thanks Vince. :thumbsup:

pdrlkr
10-15-2007, 06:34 PM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey:

MickeyandTink
10-15-2007, 07:31 PM
[QUOTE=vizsla;1446720]Oct. 15, 1969 – Actress/singer/dancer Paige Davis was born in Philadelphia, Pa. Known best as the host of Trading Spaces, she also toured for 2 ˝ yrs as “Babette” in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” (She actually met her husband Patrick Page, who portrayed “Lumiere the Candlestick,” while on tour with the musical.)/QUOTE]

Happy Birthday, Paige! From a fellow October 15th baby and SMU alum. :party:

GrmGrninGost
10-16-2007, 07:23 PM
:mickey: Great info! :thumbsup: