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01-16-2010, 06:49 AM
Jan. 16, 1890 - Edna Francis (future wife of Roy Disney) was born in Reese Kansas.
Jan. 16, 1930 - Disney’s Silly Symphony cartoon “Summer” directed by U.B. Iwerks was released.
Jan. 16, 1932 - Disney’s Silly Symphony cartoon “The Bird Store” was released.
Jan. 16, 1936 – The New York Journal reported that film director Rene Clair felt that Charlie Chaplin and Walt Disney are both outstanding figures in the movies at this time. “they have no outside interference,” she explains, “They act as their own producer, director, and even attend to their own stories and musical scores, Their artistry is sublime.”
Jan. 16, 1942 – The Donald Duck cartoon “The Village Smithy” was released.
Jan. 16, 1949 - Actor Roger Mobley, the star of Disney’s “Gallegher” TV series, was born in Evansville, Indiana.
Jan. 16, 1952 – Walt Disney presented cartoonist George McManus, creator of the comic strip “Bringing Up Father,” with a “Silver Lady” award at a Beverly Hills luncheon.
Jan. 16, 1957 – The Disney TV show aired “Your Host, Donald Duck.”
Jan. 16, 1959 – The Walt Disney Presents TV show aired “Niok.”
Jan. 16, 1963 - Disney’s film, “Son of Flubber”, starring Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olsen, and Ed Wynn was released.

01-16-2010, 07:31 AM

01-16-2010, 10:40 AM
Thank you:thumbsup:

01-17-2010, 12:27 AM
Thanks Vince.

01-17-2010, 10:27 PM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey: