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01-12-2010, 04:36 AM
Jan. 12, 1628 – Author Charles Perrault was born in Paris, France. His famous tales such as “Sleeping Beauty,” “Cinderella,” “Puss-in-Boots,” and “Little Red Riding Hood,” were mostly adapted from earlier folk tales.
Jan. 12, 1927 – Animation artist Ray Aragon was born in Boyle Heights, Ca. (While studying at Chouinard Art Institute in the mid-1950s, instructor Marc Davis (one of Walt’s Nine Old Men) would recommend Aragon for a job at Disney. He would begin in the layout department on “Sleeping Beauty” and later work on “101 Dalmatians” (before moving on to a diverse career with the studios Hanna-Barbera and Filmation.)
Jan. 12, 1936 – The New York Times published an interview titled “H.G. Wells in Close Up.” (Wells is the author of such classics as The Invisible Man and The Time Machine). He refers to Walt Disney as a “genius.”
Jan. 12, 1955 – The Disneyland TV series aired part-2 of Disney’s 1950 live-action film “Treasure Island.”
Jan. 12, 1957 - Director-writer-producer John Lasseter of Disney’s “Toy Story” films was born in Hollywood, Ca.
Jan. 12, 1968 – Author Charles Perrault was born in Paris, France. (Some historians believe he is the author of some of the world’s best known fairy tales such as Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood.)
Jan. 12, 1975 - Chase Hampton, of the 90’s show “The All New Mickey Mouse Club” was born in Oklahoma.
Jan. 12, 1986 - Construction began on Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.
Jan. 12, 1987 – The first Cast Premiere for Disneyland’s newest attraction “Star Tours” was held from 7pm-midnight.
Jan. 12, 1990 - International Gateway opened along with “Showcase Gifts”, and “World Traveler” in Epcot.

01-12-2010, 08:39 AM

01-12-2010, 10:50 AM
Cool, thanks:thumbsup:

01-12-2010, 09:32 PM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey: