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01-24-2009, 07:15 AM
Jan. 24, 2000 – “Soapnet” (a cable station launched by Disney/ABC) hit the airways.
Jan. 24, 2000 – Disney’s half-hour comedy series “Brutally Normal” began airing on the WB Network. (Ended Feb. 14, 2000)
Jan. 24, 2002 – Disney announced it would release its major holiday 2002 animated feature, “Treasure Planet,” simultaneously in 35mm venues as well as in Imax theaters on Nov. 27, 2002.
Jan. 24, 2003 – More than 100 Oscar statuettes presented over the past 75 years were featured in a new exhibition at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences beginning this day.
Jan. 24, 2003 – The Lizzie McGuire episode “Dear Lizzie” aired on the Disney Channel.
Jan. 24, 2003 – The Disney Channel’s That’s So Raven episode “A Fish Called Raven” aired. (The episode was directed by Fred Savage, star of the 1980’s TV series The Wonder Years.)
Jan. 24, 2006 – Robert A. Iger, President & CEO of the Walt Disney Co., announced that Disney had agreed to acquire computer animation leader Pixar in an all-stock transaction (totaled to be worth approx. $7.4 billion), expected to be completed by summer.
Jan. 24, 2007 – It was reported that WDW’s “Strive for Five” energy reduction program has won the 2nd annula Florida Energy Achievement Award. The award was presented by the University of Central Florida’s Florida Solar Energy Center to a company, organization or individual that has made a significant achievement in the efficient use of energy, energy conservation, energy education or renewable energy in Florida.
Jan. 24, 2007 – The official grand openings of “Finding Nemo – The Musical” at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and “The Seas with Nemo and Friends” at Epcot took place.
Jan. 24, 2007 – Overnight stays began being awarded randomly in “Cinderella Castle” as part of the “Disney Dreams Giveaway” during “The Year of a Million Dreams” celebration at WDW.

01-24-2009, 07:47 AM

01-24-2009, 09:14 AM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey:

01-24-2009, 10:07 PM
Cool, thanks for the info:thumbsup:

01-24-2009, 11:32 PM
Thanks Vince!:thumbsup: