Thid day in Disney history! May 30th

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1908: :flower1:

Mel Blanc, "The Man of a 1000 Voices," is born in San Francisco, California. He will become famous for his work at Warner Brothers, Hanna-Barbera, and Disney. He will supply the hiccup sound effect in the 1940 Pinocchio and voice

Cousin Orville for Walt Disney World's Carousel of Progress.

1927:

Walt Disney's 51st Alice Comedy film, Alice's Channel Swim premieres at the Paramount Theater in New York City.

1932:

Disney Legend Dick Nunis is born in Cedartown, Georgia.

From 1967-74, he will serve as chairman of the Park Operations Committee, and in 1968, be bumped up to vice president of operations. By 1971, Nunis will be named executive vice president of Walt Disney World and Disneyland.

1936:

Disney's Mickey Mouse cartoon Thru The Mirror is released. It is based on the "Alice Through the Looking Glass" story. ::MickeyMo

1941:

Disney's Pluto cartoon Canine Caddy is released. :earboy2:

1953:

Disney releases the animated Donald Duck short ::MinnieMo

Don's Fountain of Youth.

1956:

The Disneyland TV series features "Behind the Scenes with Fess Parker." (Parker is the star of Disney's Davy Crockett

and will later portray Daniel Boone as well.)

1958:

Walt Disney uses the cast of his new TV series Zorro for the second of a 3-day cross promotion with live appearances at Disneyland. In addition to parades each day, the stars (Guy Williams, Henry Calvin, Gene Sheldon and Britt Lomond) also appear in four live daily shows. Three of the shows feature a running battle between Zorro and Monastario on the rooftops of Frontierland, with his foes ending up in the river. The fourth show each day is held in Frontierland's Magnolia Park, with Williams appearing as Don Diego. (The reaction will be so positive that a third series of appearances will be held November 27-30 for Thanksgiving weekend.) :banana:

1967:

Site preparation begins in Florida on the Walt Disney World project, requiring swamp drainage, clearing of land, and

removal of trees. :flower:

1989:

Actress Tempestt Bledsoe (of The Cosby Show) appears on the 27th episode of Disney Channel's MMC. :earsgirl:

Today is Guest Day!

2003:

The Disney/Pixar animated feature Finding Nemo is released. This underwater adventure features the voices of Erica Beck, Albert Brooks, Willem Dafoe, Ellen DeGeneres,

and John Ratzenberger. :fish:



The Disney Channel airs the That's So Raven episode

"Driven to Insanity" for the first time. :cheer2:

2005:

Today is Memorial Day. :love2:

The National Moment of Remembrance encourages all Americans to pause wherever they are at 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day for a minute of silence to remember and honor those who have died in service to the nation.
 









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