February 2, 1922
Walt Disney begins work at his own cartoon company --
February 3, 1925
John Fiedler is born in Platteville, Wisconsin. He will
become the voice of Piglet in many of Disney's Winnie the Pooh animated
movies and shows.
February 4, 1938
Walt's first animated masterpiece, "Snow White and the
Seven Dwarfs" is generally released in U.S. theaters (it had its Hollywood
premiere December 21, 1937).
February 4, 1966
Disney's animated short "Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree" is released
along with the live-action feature "The Ugly Dachshund."
February 6, 2009
Disneyland Resort's "It's a Small World" re-opens
with a brand-new "Spirit of America" scene and 29 newly added Disney·Pixar
Characters strategically placed throughout the attraction.
Classy Creature Greeting Cards!
February 9, 1914
Disney Legend Bill Justice is born in Dayton, Ohio. He
worked as a programmer for the Theme Park's Audio-Animatronics figures, a
Chip an' Dale animator, and a costume/float designer for one of
Disneyland's first Christmas parades.
February 9, 1940
Disney's animated feature film "Pinocchio" opens in Los
February 9, 2006
The Walt Disney Company re-acquires the rights to one of
Walt's early Characters, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, from NBC Universal.
February 13, 1985
Mickey Mouse, accompanied by Disneyland's Ambassador, Melissa Taylor,
begin a 30-day flight around the world, celebrating Disneyland's 30th
February 13, 2009
Disney XD, the Company's cable television network that's geared toward
boys but is also girl-inclusive, launches with original shows like "Aaron
Stone," "Kid vs. Kat," and "Jimmy Two Shoes" as well as new episodes of "Phineas and Ferb" and "Yin Yang Yo!"
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February 14, 2009
"The American Idol Experience" brings the pop
culture phenomenon to Walt Disney World Resort. With the stage, rehearsal,
and waiting rooms designed to replicate the TV show's actual set, Guests
seeking their 15 minutes will truly feel like it's the real deal.
February 16, 1984
Disney's "Mickey's Christmas Carol" is nominated for an Academy Award®
(Short Film, Animated)
February 18, 1960
The VIII Olympic Winter Games begin in Squaw Valley . The opening and closing
ceremonies are orchestrated by Walt Disney.
February 20, 1928
Disney's Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon "Africa Before Dark" is
February 21, 1989 - Actor and dancer Corbin Bleu is born in Brooklyn, New
York. He will appear in many Disney Channel films, including the "High
School Musical" trilogy.
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February 22, 2009
Disney·Pixar's "WALL·E," the love story about the last
remaining robot on Earth, walks away with Best Animated Feature at the 81st
Academy Awards®. Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Bolt" is its top competition!
February 23, 1935
Disney's Mickey Mouse short "The Band Concert" is released at Radio City
Music Hall in New York City. It's the first Mickey cartoon produced in
February 23, 1939
Walt Disney receives a special Academy Award® for "Snow White and the
Seven Dwarfs," presented by Shirley Temple.
February 23, 2000
British rocker Phil Collins wins a Grammy for his work on Disney's
February 25, 1942
Walt Disney is among four who receive a special Academy Award®, the Irving G.
Thalberg Memorial Award (given to creative producers).
February 26, 1995
Grand opening ceremonies begin for Disneyland Park's newest attraction, Indiana
February 27, 1959
The TV series "Walt Disney Presents" airs "The Adventures of Chip 'n Dale."
February 27, 2009
Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience" hits the big
screen in Disney Digital 3-D™. Filmed during their 2008 "Burnin' Up" tour, the
rockumentary features exclusive footage and insights into everything Jo Bros.
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