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Great Moments in Disney History

December 2, 1929
Disney completes the Mickey Mouse film "The Haunted House".

December 2, 1965
Disney's live-action feature film "That Darn Cat!" is released it stars Hayley Mills, Dean Jones, and a Siamese cat with extra personality.

December 5, 1901
Walt Elias Disney is born in Chicago, Illinois, to proud parents Flora and Elias Disney. He is their third son, and will grow up to truly change the world.

December 6, 1903
Ruth Flora Disney Beecher, Walt's sister, is born.


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December 7, 1910
Jazz trumpeter and bandleader Louis Prima is born. He will go on to star as voice of King Louie in "The Jungle Book," and perform that film's memorably swinging tune "I Wanna Be Like You."

December 7, 1944
The Disney cartoon "Donald's Off Day" is released. It's the first short directed by animator Jack Hannah.

December 8, 1888
Herbert Arthur Disney, Walt's oldest brother, is born in Akron, Florida.

December 8, 1938
Disney's first full-length animated feature, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," is released in Italy.

December 8, 2009
ABC-TV produces its first animated holiday special, "Prep & Landing," about Santa's team of pint-sized sidekicks who help orchestrate the most magical night of the year.

December 11, 2009
"The Princess and the Frog" leaps into theaters. Disney's newest princess, Tiana, makes her debut in this updated classic about a frog prince looking for one extra-special kiss.


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December 15, 1923
Walt Disney completes and ships the Alice Comedy film 'Alice's Day at Sea'. It cost $750 to make.

December 15, 1973
Pirates of the Caribbean opens in the Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort.

December 15, 2004
The stage musical "Mary Poppins" premieres in London's Prince Edward Theatre.

December 16, 1929
The partnership of Walt Disney Studios is incorporated and renamed to Walt Disney Productions, Limited. Walt and Lillian own 60 percent of the total 10,000 shares; Roy owns 40 percent.

December 16, 1929
Disney Film Recording Company, Limited is created as a subsidiary of Walt Disney Productions.


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December 16, 1929
Walt and Roy Disney set up Walt Disney Enterprises, a division of the company for handling Disney merchandising.

December 16, 1929
Liled Realty and Investment Company is created, to own real estate used by Walt Disney Productions and Disney Film Recording Company.

December 20, 1991
Father of the Bride" is released.

December 21, 1937
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" is released.

December 23, 1954
Disney's live-action film "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" is released.

December 24, 1970
Disney's animated film "The Aristocats" is released.


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December 25, 1965
Disney's animated film "The Sword in the Stone" is released.

December 25, 1983
Walt Disney's Christmas Parade is broadcast live from the Magic Kingdom for the very first time.

December 26, 1932
Newsman Dave MacPherson is born in Ithaca, New York. In July 1955 he will make Disneyland history when he becomes the first paying customer to enter the Anaheim Park!

December 28, 1955
The "Disneyland" television series airs the episode "Man and the Moon."

December 30, 1890
Raymond Arnold Disney, Flora and Elias Disney's second child and one of Walt's older brothers, is born in Chicago, Illinois.

December 30, 1937
Donald Duck is published under his Italian name, Paolino Paperino, and portrayed as a space traveler for the first time.

December 30, 1957
Walt Disney appears on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

December 31, 1947
Actor Tim Matheson was born in Glendale, California. Matheson portrayed Captain Braddock in Epcot's Body Wars attraction and Private Jeff Reed in the 1979 "The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again."


 
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