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Walt Disney

Full Name: Walt Disney
Nationality: American

Profession: Animator
Why Famous: Co-founder of Walt Disney Productions

Born: 5th December, 1901
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Died: 15th December, 1966 (aged 65)

Married Life

1925-07-13 - Film producer and co-founder of Walt Disney Productions Walt Disney (23) weds Lillian Bounds (26) at Lewiston's Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Lewiston, Idaho

Historical Events in the Life of Walt Disney

1920-01-29 - Walt Disney starts work as an artist with KC Slide Co for $40 a week
1922-05-23 - Walt Disney incorporates his 1st film company Laugh-O-Gram Films
1926-02-08 - Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio becomes Walt Disney Studios
1928-07-29 - Walt Disney's "Steamboat Willie" is released
1928-11-18 - Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse appears in NY in "Steamboat Willie"
1937-12-21 - The first full-length animated feature film and the earliest in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", premieres at the Carthay Circle Theatre
1940-02-07 - Walt Disney's 2nd feature-length movie, "Pinocchio", premieres (NYC)
1940-11-10 - Walt Disney begins serving as an informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI; his job is to report back information on Hollywood subversives.
1940-11-13 - Walt Disney's animated film "Fantasia" released
1941-10-23 - Walt Disney's animation "Dumbo" released
1950-02-15 - Walt Disney's "Cinderella" released
1951-07-28 - Walt Disney's animated musical film "Alice In Wonderland" released
1954-10-27 - Walt Disney's 1st TV show, "Disneyland", premieres on ABC
1955-06-23 - Walt Disney's "Lady & the Tramp" released
1961-01-25 - Walt Disney's "101 Dalmations" released
1961-07-25 - Disney animated film "101 Dalmations", based on the novel by Dodie Smith and directed by Clyde Geronimi and Hamilton Luske is released in the US
1964-08-29 - Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Julie Andrews and Dick van Dyke is released
1964-09-14 - Walt Disney awarded Medal of Freedom at White House

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