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12-30-2008, 06:32 AM
Dec. 30, 1865 – Author Rudyard Kipling, (whose most popular work “The Jungle Book” would later be made into a Disney animated feature), was born in Bombay, India.
Dec. 30, 1890 – Raymond Arnold Disney, Walt’s brother was born in Chicago, Il. (Passed away May 24, 1989)
Dec. 30, 1917 – Country singer/ movie star Wesley Tuttle was born in Lamar, Co. He would yodel as Dopey in Disney’s 1937 classic “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.”
Dec. 30, 1928 – Disney’s “The Gallopin Gaucho” premiered at the Mark Strand Theater in N.Y.C., with synchronized sound.
Dec. 30, 1937 – Donald Duck was published under his Italian name Paolino Paperino for the first time. Paolino Paperino e il mistero di Marte (later reprinted in the USA as The Mystery of Mars) by Federico Pedrocchi, was the first to feature Donald in an adventuring rather than a comedic role. It was also the first of many to portray Donald as a space traveler.
Dec. 30, 1955 – The Mickey Mouse Club aired the episode “Today is Talent Round-Up Day” on ABC-TV and Mouseketeer Paul Petersen’s last episode.
Dec. 30, 1956 – Walt Disney appeared on TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.”
Dec. 30, 1980 – The longest-running Series in prime-time television history, “The Wonderful World of Disney,” was cancelled after more than 25 years on NBC.
Dec. 30, 1980 – The Selective Service System, in the midst of reminding 18-year-olds to register for the draft, mistakenly sent a warning to Mickey Mouse at Disneyland in Anaheim, Ca. The Selective Service said that Mickey is in violation of registration compliance.
Dec. 30, 1997 – As of this day, Disney holds eight of the top ten spots on the All Time Movie Video Sales Chart with The Lion King (1); Aladdin (2); Cinderella (3); Beauty and the Beast (4); Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (5); Toy Story (7); 101 Dalmatians (8); and Pocahontas (10).

12-30-2008, 10:40 AM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey:

12-30-2008, 12:49 PM
Thank You Vince, ;)

12-30-2008, 02:39 PM
Cool, thanks:thumbsup:

01-01-2009, 09:54 PM
Thanks Vince.