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11-08-2008, 06:58 AM
Nov. 8, 1872 – Lucille La Verne, the voice of the Queen and the Witch in Disney’s 1937 classic “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” was born in Nashville, Tn.
Nov. 8, 1925 – Funnyman Joe Flynn, the voice of Mr. Snoops in Disney’s 1977 release “The Rescuers,” was born in Youngstown, Oh.
Nov. 8, 1949 – Singer-songwriter-guitarist Bonnie Raitt, whose version of “Baby Mine” appears on the 1988 CD “STAY AWAKE Various Interpretations of Music from Vintage Disney Films,” was born in Burbank, Ca.
Nov. 8, 1955 – The Mickey Mouse Club aired the episode “Today is Guest Star Day” on ABC-TV.
Nov. 8, 1964 – The Disney TV show aired “One Day on Beetle Rock.”
Nov. 8, 1966 – Doctors at St. Joseph Hospital in California performed surgery on Walt Disney. Surgeons found his left lung to be cancerous and removed it. His oversized lymph nodes were an indication that Disney did not have long to live.
Nov. 8, 1973 – Disney’s 21st animated feature film “Robin Hood” was released in theaters. The film features the voices of Brian Bedford (as Robin Hood-a fox), Phil Harris (as Little John), and Andy Devine (as Friar Tuck-a badger). Some 350,000 drawings were made for the production, with over 100,000 printed cels and 800 painted backgrounds. (It would earn an Academy Award nomination for the song “Love” written by George Burns and Floyd Huddleston.)
Nov. 8, 1980 – The “Big Thunder Mountain Railroad” attraction opened in Frontierland at WDW’S Magic Kingdom.
Nov. 8, 1987 – Vice president of WDW and Disney Legend Bob Allen passed away.
Nov. 8, 1994 – Walt Disney Records released “Christmas In The Americas.”

11-08-2008, 08:02 AM

11-09-2008, 08:37 AM
:thumbsup: Thanks Vince!:thumbsup:

11-09-2008, 10:39 AM
Thank You Vince, ;)

11-09-2008, 11:03 PM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey:

11-12-2008, 09:17 PM
Thanks Vince.

11-12-2008, 09:54 PM