Walt Disney accepts $300 from a stationery company for the right to
imprint Mickey Mouse on school writing tablets. This is the start of
cross-promotion of Disney's cartoon characters.
November 01, 1990
First European Disney Store opens in London
November 2, 2001
"Monsters, Inc." is released
November 3, 1933
Actor/dancer Ken Berry is born in Moline, Illinois. His Disney credits include "The Cat from
Outer Space" and "Herbie Rides Again."
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November 3, 1950
Disney's Goofy cartoon "Hold that Pose" is
released. It features the first appearance of Humphrey the Bear.
November 3, 1977
Disney's musical adventure "Pete's Dragon" has its world premiere.
November 9, 1944
Lyricist and Disney Legend Tim Rice is born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire,
England. His contributions include "Aida," "Aladdin," "Beauty and the Beast,"
and "The Lion King."
November 10, 1923
Disney Legend Neil Beckett is born in New Zealand. In 1964, he became Disney's
sole merchandising representative in his native country.
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November 10, 1953
Disney's True-Life Adventure film "The Living Desert" is
released in theaters.
November 15, 1928
Disney completes the Mickey Mouse film "The Barn Dance" where 'Minnie Mouse'
November 15, 2009
The musical stage production of "Mary Poppins" lands at Los Angeles'
Ahmanson Theater for a limited engagement through February 2010. How practically
November 17, 1907
Animator Les Clark is born. He will become
the first of Walt Disney's celebrated "Nine Old Men," and a Disney Legend.
November 18, 1932
At 5th annual Academy Awards(R)ceremony, Walt Disney receives a special Oscar(R) in recognition of his creation of Mickey Mouse.
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November 18, 1928
Steamboat Willie, the first talking cartoon in history opened to rave reviews at the Colony Theater in New York. This is the sound debut of Mickey Mouse, with Minnie Mouse (unnamed) as co-star. For Walt Disney there was no looking back after that since this was the first commercially successful synchronized-sound cartoon ever.
November 21, 1928
Walt Disney copyrights the cartoon "Steamboat Willie".
November 22, 1995
"Toy Story" is released
November 23, 1942
Actor Billy Connolly, the voice of Ben in Disney's 1995 film "Pocahontas," is
born in Scotland
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November 24, 1888
Actress Cathleen Nesbitt is born in Cheshire, England. Disney Fans
will recognize her as Louise McKendrick in the 1961 release of "The
November 24, 1955
Disneyland Park debuts its "Christmas at Disneyland Festival," which
ran through January 8, 1956.
November 24, 1999
"Toy Story 2" is released
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