Monday, March 16, 2009

Today In History.... March 16....



March 16 is the 75th day of the year. There are 290 days left in the year.

1911
Motion picture designer and Disney legend Harper Goff who collaborated with Walt Disney on the Disneyland design,is born in Fort Collins Colorado. Harper's concepts for Main Street established the fact that the story could be told with architecture: {he designed Disneyland 's City Hall} He also led to the design of Epcot's World Showcase Pavilion. Goff played banjo as the firehouse five plus two{A jazz band made up of Disneyland employees.

1923
Animator, designer,Imagineer and Disney Legend Joyce Carlson is born in Rachine Wisconsin. Her 56 years at Disney include creating the original It's a Small World for the New York Worlds Fair of 1964.Carlson also worked as an ink artist on such films as Cinderella, Peter Pan,and Sleeping Beauty.

1934
An Ocar is won for Disney's short cartoon, The Three Little Pigs at the 6th annual Acadey Awards{held in Fiesta Room of the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, Calif.

1935
The Disney film Mickey's Service Station featuring Mickey Mouse ,Donald Duck, and Goofy is released. Directed by Ben Sharpsteen, it is the lasdt Walt Disney animated short in Black and White.

1967

Actress Lauren Graham, who appears in Disney's 2005 comdey feature The Pacifier, is born in Honolulu, Hawaii.

1968
Louis Armstrong and his 7-piece band recoeded 4 songs for the up coming LP Disney Songs the Satchmo Way in a Hollywood studio. This day's session includes "The Ballad of Davy Crockett", When You Wish Apon A Star", " Bibbidy-Bobbidy-Boo", and "Zip-a Dee-Doo-Dah".

1971
Rachel also known as Rae from Team Voice is born today.




1974
At Walt Disney World, Magic Carpet 'Round the World replaces America the Beautiful in Tomorrowland's Circle Vision Theather.

1992
The Dapper Dans film one of the opening segments of the MAgic of Christmas at Disneyland.

2001
The Atlanta Braves take on thr New York Yankees at Disney's Wide World of Sports in Florida.

I got all this wonderful Disney History tid bits from DisneyHistory.com .



7 comments:

Craig Wheeler said...

Happy Happy Birthday to You!

And a very merry unbirthday to everyone else.

mgreene said...

Happy Birthday!

MikeF. said...

Happy Birthday Rae! And what is all this cutting loose of Team Voice I just read over on Jon's blog?

[rich] said...

HaHa! You're as old as me now :-D Have a good 'un.

Kate said...

Happy Birthday Rae!!!

Thanks for the tri info. :-)

Amanda said...

Happy Birthday to you, happy birthday to you, HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR RAE, happy birthday to you - and many more!!!!! (Trust me, typing is so much better than me actually singing to you.)

Justin said...

Happy Birthday!