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03-16-2010, 05:19 AM
Mar. 16, 1751 – James Madison, the 4th U.S. President, was born in Port Conway, King George, Va. He could be visited along with all the U.S. Chief Executives at the “Hall of Presidents” attraction in the Magic Kingdom at WDW.
Mar. 16, 1911 – Motion picture designer Harper Goff, who collaborated with Walt Disney on Disneyland’s design, and helped design the Epcot World Showcase Pavilions, was born in Fort Collins, Co.
Mar. 16, 1923 – Animator, Imagineer and Disney Legend Joyce Carlson was born in Racine, Wisconsin. She would go on to help create the original “It’s a Small World” for the New York World’s Fair in 1964.
Mar. 16, 1934 – At the Ambassador Hotel in the Fiesta Room, in Los Angeles, Ca. Disney won an Oscar for the cartoon “The Three Little Pigs” at the 6th Annual Academy Awards.
Mar. 16, 1935 – The Disney film “Mickey’s Service Station” featuring Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, & Goofy, was released.
Mar. 16, 1945 – Disney’s Pluto cartoon “Dog Watch” was released.
Mar. 16, 1955 – “The Ballad of Davy Crockett”, by Bill Hayes, reached the number one spot on the pop music charts, and stayed there for 5 weeks.
Mar. 16, 1960 – Disney’s Documentary Featurette “Islands of the Sea” was released.
Mar. 16, 1961 – Disney’s “The Absent Minded Professor” starring Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olsen, and Ed Wynn was released. The films “Medfield Fight Song” was written by Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman.
Mar. 16, 1961 – Disney’s animated short ‘The Saga of Windwagon Smith” was released.

03-16-2010, 08:37 AM

03-16-2010, 09:01 AM
Thanks, Vince! :mickey:

03-16-2010, 06:29 PM
Cool, thank you:thumbsup:

03-21-2010, 05:55 PM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey: