of the Mounted is released through Universal Pictures.
The New York World's Fair, "Building the World of Tomorrow," opens in Flushing Meadows. Disney is represented by a specially commissioned Mickey Mouse cartoon, Mickey's Surprise Party, developed for and
donated to the Nabisco Pavilion. The following August, the Nabisco Pavilion will also help host "Donald Duck Day" at the
Legendary comedian Don Rickles appears at the Dolphin Hotel at Disney World in
Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Rickles is the voice of Mr. Potato Head in Disney/Pixar's Toy Story films and
the voice of William in Disney World's Enchanted Tiki Room attraction.)
Starting on this day, Disneyland Resort tickets can be purchased online and printed
Veteran comedic actor Tom Poston passes away in Los Angeles at age 85.
Best known for his role on the series Newhart, Poston's Disney credits include The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and
the film Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement. Married to actress Suzanne Pleshette, Poston's handprints are
on display in front of Hollywood Hills Amphitheater at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
The ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards are presented at the Beverly Hilton in
Los Angeles, California. Among the winners for Top Box Office Films is Lilo & Stitch.
The Newport Beach Film Festival holds a special event - "An Evening of Disney Rarities" featuring rarely seen Disney animated shorts and experimental films with commentary by Roy E. Disney, Don Hahn and Dave Bossert (the Creative Director for Special Projects at Disney Animation).
The Jonas Brothers take a spin on "Toy Story Mania!" - the newest attraction at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The trio are on property taking part in the "Disney Channel Games," a made-for-TV, Olympic-style event that will be shown on Disney Channel in summer 2008.
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn was the first hotel in Florida to receive the state’s Green Lodging designation in 2004. Since then, WDW's other 22 hotels have also received the designation, culminating with Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort in April 2008. Launched in 2004 by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Florida Green Lodging Program establishes environmental guidelines for hotels & motels to conserve natural resources & prevent pollution.
Disney announces that it is becoming an equity partner in Hulu,
a purveyor of Web video.
The Disney Studio completes the Mickey Mouse short titled The Moose Hunt. It is the
first cartoon in which Pluto is named Pluto. To be released in May 1931, the short also contains Pluto's first
spoken line in a cartoon: "Kiss Me" (voiced by Pinto Colvig).
After 15 years at Walt Disney World, the Beatles tribute band British Invasion
perform their last show at Epcot.
The new animated series, Motorcity premieres on Disney XD. The action–packed series is set
in a futuristic Detroit after it has been bought and transformed into "Detroit Deluxe" by a nasty billionaire named
Abraham Kane. The wealthy tyrant plans to ban cars and cut down on personal freedoms!
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