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04-10-2010, 05:04 AM
Apr. 10, 1915 – Actor Harry Morgan was born in Detroit, Michigan. His Disney credits include the 1979 “The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again,” and the 1978 “The Cat From Outer Space.” (TV fans would recognize him from the classic series Dragnet and M*A*S*H.)
Apr. 10, 1924 – Actress Jane Kean, who supplied the voice of Miss Taylor in Disney’s 1977 “Pete’s Dragon,” was born in Hartford, Ct. (TV fans may recall her role of Trixie Norton and other various characters on the 1960’s variety hit The Jackie Gleason Show.)
Apr. 10, 1927 – Walt Disney delivered the first Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon, “Poor Papa,” to distributor Charles Mintz in N.Y.
Apr. 10, 1930 – The Mickey Mouse Cartoon “The Barnyard Concert” was released.
Apr. 10, 1942 – Disney’s Donald Duck cartoon “Donald’s Snow Flight” was released.
Apr. 10, 1957 - The Disney TV how aired “People of the Desert” including “Navajo Adventure and The Blue Men of Morocco.”
Apr. 10, 1959 – Singer-guitarist-songwriter Brian Setzer (who first became famous as a member of the group The Stray Cats) was born in N.Y. Besides performing at WDW with his big band, Setzer’s Disney credits include a version of “Everybody Wants To Be A Cat” for the 1996 soundtrack to “The Aristocats,” the song “I’m Only In It For The Honey,” and the 2002 “The Country Bears,” and the theme for the animated series House of Mouse.
Apr. 10, 1964 – Walt Disney arrived in N.Y.C. to oversee his 4 exhibits at the upcoming World’s Fair.
Apr. 10, 1966 – The Disney TV movie “Concho, the Coyote Who Wasn’t” aired.
Apr. 10, 1968 – Although “The Bare Necessities” from Disney’s “The Jungle Book” (written by Terry Gilkyson) was nominated for Best Song at the 1967 Academy Awards… “Talk to the Animals” from Doctor Dolittle took home the Oscar.

04-10-2010, 08:29 AM

04-10-2010, 02:58 PM
Cool, thanks:thumbsup:

04-10-2010, 09:58 PM
Thanks Vince.

04-11-2010, 09:01 AM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey:

04-14-2010, 04:51 PM
Thanks Vince!:mickey: