Post by Mrs. Nesbit on Feb 18, 2013 19:33:38 GMT -5
February 18th, 2013
1933: Disney's Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey's Pal Pluto, directed by Burt Gillett, is released. Pluto rescues several tiny kittens from drowning but then becomes jealous of the way they are welcomed into Mickey's home. It is the first appearance of Pluto's shoulder angel and devil.
1944: Disney's Donald Duck cartoon Trombone Trouble, directed by Jack King and written by Jack Hannah & Carl Barks, is released. Pete's trombone playing is so awful and loud that it even incurs the wrath of the Gods. Donald Duck is eventually called in to help, but as it turns out, his playing is even worse
1989: The TV sitcom The Golden Girls airs "Two Rode Together" on NBC. Dorothy (Bea Arthur) takes Sophia to Walt Disney World for "quality time," but Sophia (Estelle Getty) wants to ride Space Mountain instead.
1995: Disney's The Lion King is released on videocassette in the U.S.
2004: The Walt Disney Company and The Jim Henson Company announces that they have entered into an agreement under which Disney will acquire the Muppets and Bear in the Big Blue House properties from Henson 2007: The China Pavilion at Epcot celebrates the Chinese New Year.