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09-13-2008, 06:52 AM
Sept. 13, 1925 – Legendary singer-songwriter Mel Torme, who in 1996 would record and release “A&E: An Evening With Mel Torme’ Live From the Disney Institute,” was born in Illinois.
Sept. 13, 1929 – A special afternoon event took place at the Fox Dome Theater in Ocean Park, Ca. Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks, and Carl Stalling (Disney’s musical director) gave a live presentation on how the Mickey Mouse shorts are created.
Sept. 13, 1941 – Walt Disney’s father Elias died in Los Angeles, Ca. at the age of 82.
Sept. 13, 1942 – Original Mouseketeer Judy Harriet Spiegelman was born in Los Angeles, Ca.
Sept. 13, 1959 – The Disneyland attraction “Rainbow Mountain Stage Coaches” closed in Frontierland.
Sept. 13, 1970 – The Disney TV show aired “Cristobalito, the Calypso Colt.”
Sept. 13, 1977 – Conductor Leoplod Stokowski, who in 1940 along with Walt Disney made the film “Fantasia,” passed away in his house in Hampshire, England, at the age of 95.
Sept. 13, 1978 – The Disney TV special “NBC Salutes the 25th Anniversary of the Wonderful World of Disney” aired.
Sept. 13, 1979 – Animator Don Bluth quit working for Disney and took a third of the top artists with him.
Sept. 13, 1981 – The TV series “Disney’s Wonderful World” aired for the last time on NBC. Starting on Sept. 26, the series will be called simply “Walt Disney…” and air on CBS.

09-13-2008, 09:33 AM
:thumbsup: Thanks Vince! :thumbsup:

09-13-2008, 06:06 PM
Nice, thanks:thumbsup:

09-13-2008, 08:26 PM

09-14-2008, 08:41 AM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey: