This Day in History

This Day in Disney History October 16th

1903-Disney Legend Hamilton Luske is born.

1923-Margaret Winkler signs a contract with Walt Disney to distribute the Alice Comedies.

Walt Disney Productions begins as a company and will eventually become the Walt Disney Company incorporating Disney, ABC, ESPN, Jack Wrather, Muppets, Pixar, Marvel Comics and Lucasfilm.

1925-Disney Legend Angela Lansbury is born.

1957-Television show The Saga of Andy Burnett: Andy’s Love Affair airs.

1959-Television show Killers of the High Country airs.

1960-Television show Rapids Ahead/Bear Country airs.

1966-Television show the 101 Problems of Hercules airs.

1988-Television special Disney’s All-American Sports Nut airs.

1992-Hollywood Picture film Consenting Adults starring Kevin Kline, Mary Elizabeth Monstrantonio and Kevin Spacey is released.

1998-Film Beloved starring Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover is released.

2013-ABC Halloween special Toy Story of Terror airs.


2015-Dreamworks movie Bridge of Spies directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks is released.


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