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08-29-2008, 06:07 AM
Aug. 29, 1905 – Cartoonist Al Taliaferro, born Charles Alfred Taliaferro, and known as the 1st artist of Donald Duck newspaper comics, was born in Montrose, Ca.
Aug. 29, 1945 – Original Mouseketeer Michael Smith was born in Burbank, Ca.
Aug. 29, 1955 – The “Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship and Restaurant” opened in Disneyland’s Fantasyland. It was a popular park landmark until 1982 when the new Fantasyland opened in 1983, it was replaced with the new version of the “Dumbo” attraction.
Aug. 29, 1964 – Disney’s “Mary Poppins,” starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, was generally released. (The entire film was shot on the soundstages at the Disney Studio in Burbank, Ca.
Aug. 29, 1977 – All 12 New Mouseketeers departed from LAX airport bound for WDW, where they made appearances for the next 4 days.
Aug. 29, 1982 – “Peter Pan’s Flight” closed for an extensive rehab at Disneyland. It would not reopen until May 1983.
Aug. 29, 1982 – The “Captain Hook’s Galley” (Fast-food Restaurant) closed in Fantasyland at Disneyland. (Opened in 1969)
Aug. 29, 1989 – Disney announced an agreement-in-principle with Jim Henson to acquire the merchandising, licensing, and publishing rights to the Muppets. (Sadly, Henson would suddenly pass away in May 1990 causing the deal to temporarily end the following December.)
Aug. 29, 1998 – The Disney Channel Original Movie “Brink” first aired.
Aug. 29, 2006 – The Disney computer animated film “Brother Bear 2” was released on DVD.

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08-29-2008, 11:44 AM
Thank You Vince, ;)

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08-29-2008, 03:02 PM
:thumbsup:Thanks Vince!:thumbsup:

08-30-2008, 12:20 AM
Thanks Vince.

09-01-2008, 09:41 AM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey: