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03-13-2010, 05:11 AM
Mar. 13, 1900 – Writer Ted Sears was born in Massachusetts. His Disney credits would include “Sleeping Beauty,” the “Disneyland TV” series, “The Vanishing Praire,” and “The Living Desert.”
Mar. 13, 1928 – On a train ride to California with his wife Lillian, Walt Disney sent his brother and business partner Roy a Western Union Telegram that read. “LEAVING TONITE STOPPING OVER KC ARRIVE HOME SUNDAY MORNING SEVEN THIRTY DON’T WORRY EVERYTHING OK WILL GIVE DETAILS WHEN ARRIVE WALT”. This is in reference to Walt’s new idea for an animated mouse.
Mar. 13, 1930 – Disney’s Silly Symphony cartoon “Cannibal Capers,” directed by Burt Gillett, was released.
Mar. 13, 1936 – The Tulsa Tribune quotes writer Thornton Wilder as telling a lecture audience, “The two presiding geniuses of the movies are Walt Disney and Charlie Chaplin.”
Mar. 13, 1937 – Disney’s Silly Symphony cartoon “Woodland Café”, was released.
Mar. 13, 1940 – Disney’s “Pinocchio” was released in Argentina.
Mar. 13, 1947 – At the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Ca. the Walt Disney Studio Sound Department won an Oscar for innovations in locating noise in sound tracks at the 19th Annual Academy Awards.
Mar. 13, 1955 – The Disneyland TV series aired the episode “Further Report on Disneyland.”
Mar. 13, 1959 – The Disney TV show “Highway to Trouble” aired.
Mar. 13, 1960 – Joe Ranft, the voice of Jacques in the 2003 Disney/Pixar “Finding Nemo,” was born in Pasadena, Ca. He is also the voice of Heimlich in the 1998 “A Bug’s Life” and the story supervisor for both “Toy Story” features. His writing credits include “The Lion King,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Rescuers Down Under,” and “Oliver & Company.”

03-13-2010, 07:54 AM

Maleficent's Dad
03-13-2010, 09:20 AM
Thanks, Vince! :mickey:

03-13-2010, 10:14 AM
Cool, thanks:thumbsup:

03-13-2010, 04:59 PM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey: