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    Apr. 8, 1933 – Disney’s Mickey Mouse cartoon “Ye Olden Days”, was released.
    Apr. 8, 1933 – Disney’s Silly Symphony cartoon “Father Noah’s Ark”, was released.
    Apr. 8, 1939 – The British mouse-mag “Mickey Mouse Weekly” introduced the Lone Ranger (already popular with American kids) to its readers. A free Lone Ranger mask was included in the issue.
    Apr. 8, 1941 – Original Mouseketeer Darlene Gillespie, was born in Montreal, Canada.
    Apr. 8, 1949 – Disney’s Donald Duck cartoon “Sea Salts” was released.
    Apr. 8, 1962 – The Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color aired “Von Drake in Spain.”
    Apr. 8, 1973 – “The Walt Disney Story” attraction opened in the Opera House at Disneyland. (Closed Feb. 12, 1975)
    Apr. 8, 1974 – Disney’s Nature Preserve attraction “Treasure Island” (Also known as Discovery Island) opened. (Closed Apr. 8, 1999)
    Apr. 8, 1985 – The 107th White House Easter Egg Roll, one of the oldest and most unique traditions in U.S. presidential history, took place the day after Easter Sunday. This year’s event includes Disney and one of its’ most outstanding artists and imaginers Bill Justice. Fifty of America’s best artists, including Justice, have been asked by U.S. President Ronald Reagan to paint an Easter egg. Justice has also been asked to design the cover for the events program and to illustrate four pages of Disney in art for children to color. He attended the Easter Egg Roll along with Mickey Mouse.
    Apr. 8, 1994 – The Disney/Hollywood Pictures Film “Holy Matrimony” was released.
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    Thanks Vince!
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    Apr. 8, 1949 – Disney’s Donald Duck cartoon “Sea Salts” was released.
    There's a great big beautiful tomorrow
    CR 74, 7, 11 Offsite 79,80,98,00,8 (2) Sports 94 DD 02 AKL 05, 08 AKLV 8 WL 6, 10 POP 07, 13 Movies 08 CBR 08 Swan 08 POFQ 08,11 CSR 08,13 FWC 09,13 Music 09 SSR-Tree 09 POR 10 12 Poly 10 (2) YC 10, BC 10, GF 10, AoA 13, OKW 13, Dream 11, next fwc 1/2014

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    Apr. 8, 1974 – Disney’s Nature Preserve attraction “Treasure Island” (Also known as Discovery Island) opened. (Closed Apr. 8, 1999)
    Man would I have liked to have seen this!

    Thanks, Vince!
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    Thanks Vince!!

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    I have great memories of Treasure Island
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    Thanks Vince.
    ºoºKathyºoº TimeShare 12-12
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    Dolphin and POFQ 8/10
    POFQ Sept 08
    ASMu Aug-Sept 07
    Dolphin & CS-12/05. Mousefest & Dis Cruise
    Dolphin & POR July 04,WDW-Dolphin June 02Dolphin 6/2000
    Swan 6/99 -Dolphin March 98, March 94
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    Thumbs up

    Thanks Vince!
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    12-BLT & BLT
    13-GC DL & BLT
    15-Aulani & BLT
    16-ASMu & GC DL
    17-BWI, THV, CSR, BLT
    18-BLT, OKW, OKW, CBR, GF & BLT

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