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08-13-2009, 05:12 AM
Aug. 13, 2000 – “The New Adventures of Spin and Marty: Suspect Behavior” aired on The Wonderful World of Disney. This updated version of the 1950’s “Mickey Mouse” serial features cameos by Tim Considine and David Stollery (the original Spin and Marty.)
Aug. 13, 2001 – Disney’s one-hour talk show “Iyanla” debuted.
Aug. 13, 2002 – At The 5th Annual DVD Awards, Disney’s Buena Vista Home Entertainment took home 15 nominations, including 5 for “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.”
Aug. 13, 2002 – Songwriter-keyboardist Jonathan Cain (from the rock group Journey) released his “Animated Movie Love Songs” CD on One Way Records. The instrumental tracks include such Disney favorites as “A Whole New World,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “Someday My Prince Will Come.”
Aug. 13, 2004 – WDW and other anxious Orlando tourists and residents hunker down as Hurricane Charley with 100 mph winds hits Central Florida. The Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney-MGM Studios, and Animal Kingdom all closed at 1 p.m.
Aug. 13, 2004 – The Disney Channel’s “Phil of the Future” TV series aired 3 new episodes, “Future Tutor,” “Future Jocks,” and “You Say Toe-Mato,” all for the first time.
Aug. 13, 2005 – After 18 years, The Walt Disney World Information Center, located just off Interstate 75 and State Road 200, closed at the end of this day. The Internet age reduced the number of Disney visitors using the center.
Aug. 13, 2005 – The “Disney Information Center” located just off Interstate 75 in Ocala, Fl. closed after 18 years.
Aug. 13, 2006 – Actor Tony Jay, the narrator of Disney’s “Treasure Planet,” passed away at age 73 in Los Angeles, Ca. Best known for his dep baritone voice in animation and computer games, he was also a Legendary Royal Shakespeare Actor. Jay’s large body of Disney work includes “The Jungle Book 2,” “House of Mouse,” “Buzz Lightyear of Star Command,” “Mickey Mouse Works,” and “the Hunchback of Notre Dame.” At Disneyland, his urbane rumble is heard nightly as the Magic Mirror in the production of the “Fantasmic” water show.
Aug. 13, 2007 – “High School Musical 2” the soundtrack album for the Disney Channel Original Movie of the same name was released in the UK, New Zealand, South America, and Asia.

08-13-2009, 10:23 AM
Cool, thanks:thumbsup:

08-14-2009, 12:27 AM

08-14-2009, 11:28 PM
Thanks Vince.

08-16-2009, 06:28 PM
Thanks Vince!!:mickey:

08-17-2009, 07:11 AM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey: