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04-17-2010, 06:43 AM
Apr. 17, 1924 – Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures, and Louis B. Mayer Company merged to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, or MGM.
Apr. 17, 1931 – Disney’s Silly Symphony cartoon “Mother Goose Melodies” was released.
Apr. 17, 1937 – Disney’s Mickey Mouse cartoon “Mickey’s Amateurs” was released.
Apr. 17, 1957 – The Disney TV show aired “More About the Silly Symphonies.”
Apr. 17, 1958 – Expo 58, also known as the Brussells World’s Fair, opened. It is the first major world’s fair following WWII. Featured at the fair was the first Disneyland style attraction to ever live outside the Magic Kingdom… “America the Beautiful,” a live-action Disney film in Circarama.
Apr. 17, 1961 – Disney won an Oscar for the film “The Horse with the Flying Tail”, and Hayley Mills won an Academy Award for Disney’s 1960 film “Pollyana”, at the 33rd Annual Academy Awards.
Apr. 17, 1964 – Disney’s “Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln” exhibit was shipped from California to New York for the World’s Fair.
Apr. 17, 1973 – An amazing 73,168 guests visited WDW on this day. (A large number considering Disney World only consisted of the Magic Kingdom at this time.
Apr. 17, 1980 – “The Watcher in the Woods,” a horror film distributed by Walt Disney Pictures was released.
Apr. 17, 1987 – The Mark V Monorails debuted in Tomorrowland at Disneyland.

04-17-2010, 08:57 AM

04-17-2010, 12:14 PM
Cool, thank you:thumbsup:

04-19-2010, 03:54 PM
Thanks Vince!:mickey:

04-24-2010, 10:41 AM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey: