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12-25-2009, 06:50 AM
:santa2:Merry Christmas:santa2:

Dec. 25, 1913 – Candy Candido, the voice of Fidget in Disney’s 1986 animated feature “The Great Mouse Detective,” was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dec. 25, 1924 – Rod Serling was born Edwin Rodman in Syracuse, N.Y. His Twilight Zone TV series would be the inspiration for Disney’s Tower of Terror attraction.
Dec. 25, 1939 – Lux Radio Theater with the cooperation of Walt Disney Productions presented an adaptation of “Pinocchio” with film actor John Garfield.
Dec. 25, 1950 – Walt Disney’s 1st TV special, “One Hour in Wonderland” aired on NBC at 4:00pm. Sponsored by the Coca-Cola Company, the show was watched by about 20 million people. Guests included Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy, Walt’s daughters Diane and Sharon, Kathyrn Beaumont (to voice Alice in Wonderland) and Bobby Driscoll (the voice of Peter Pan.)
Dec. 25, 1951 – The TV special “The Walt Disney Christmas Show” aired on CBS.
Dec. 25, 1953 – Disney’s animated Donald Duck short “Canvas Back Duck” and the Goofy short “How to Sleep” were both released.
Dec. 25, 1955 – The Disney movie “The Littlest Outlaw” was released.
Dec. 25, 1955 – Disneyland’s Mike Fink Keelboats” attraction opened in Frontierland.
Dec. 25, 1955 – Disney’s 19-minute short “Johnny Appleseed” was released.
Dec. 25, 1956 – Disney’s People and Places film “Samoa” was released.

12-25-2009, 10:47 AM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey:

12-25-2009, 12:12 PM
Thanks, and Merry Christmas:thumbsup:

12-27-2009, 12:08 AM
Thanks Vince.