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vizsla
02-04-2010, 06:04 AM
Feb. 4, 1889 - Walter Catlett, the voice of J. Worthington Foulfellow in the Disney classic “Pinocchio”, and Colonel Plug from “Davy Crockett and the River Pirate” was born in San Francisco, Ca.
Feb. 4, 1918 – Voice actress Janet Waldo (one of the voices of the grandmother in Disney’s Carousel of Progress) was born in Grandview, Washington. (Cartoon fans will recognize her as the voice of Judy Jetson.)
Feb. 4, 1922 – Actor William Phipps, the voice of Prince Charming in Disney’s 1950Cinderella was born.
Feb. 4, 1932 - Bob Allen who became VP of WDW was born in Corona, Ca.
Feb. 4, 1938 - Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” was released.
Feb. 4, 1944 – Musician Jimmy Johnson was born in Sheffield, Al. A member of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section that was attached to FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Al., Johnson’s guitar playing can be heard on records by such legends as Wilson Pickett and Aretha Franklin. One of Disney’s most unusual albums, “The Sounds of Christmas (1973), was conceived by Johnson. The album had a sound-effects-laden story on side 1, featuring a small cast and original songs, told, sung and directed by Disney Studio staffer Pete Renaday. The flip side featured the effects by themselves-reminiscent of the Disney record “Chilling, Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House.”
Feb. 4, 1947 – Disney consultant Tim Onosko was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Known as the go-to guy for the future, Onosko will accurately forecast how technology would alter the entertainment landscape. He would help define EPCOT in the 1980’s by steering the theme park’s designers toward cutting-edge gadgets.
Feb. 4, 1954 – The Disney film “Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue” was released.
Feb. 4, 1962 – Disney’s TV show “Fantasy on Skis” aired.
Feb. 4, 1966 - Disney’s animated film “Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree” was released.

Mousemates
02-04-2010, 08:04 AM
Feb. 4, 1938 - Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” was released.

:thumbsup:


Feb. 4, 1966 - Disney’s animated film “Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree” was released.

:pooh::thumbsup:

CanadianWDWFan
02-04-2010, 08:49 AM
Thanks Vince!:thumbsup:

Jeff
02-04-2010, 09:38 AM
:thumbsup:

PAYROLL PRINCESS
02-04-2010, 10:00 PM
Thanks Vince.

ibrowse17
02-04-2010, 11:37 PM
Cool, thanks:thumbsup:

KylesMom
02-05-2010, 12:46 AM
Feb. 4, 1938 - Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” was released. Yeah, I guess that IS a bit noteworthy, huh?! Thanks, Vince! :mickey:

pdrlkr
02-05-2010, 10:53 PM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey: