Singer-actor Nelson Eddy, the narrator of Disney's 1946 film Make Mine Music, is born in Providence, Rhode Island.
Disney Legend & artist John Hench is born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He will make pioneering contributions to such Disney films as Fantasia and Dumbo, and become senior vice president at Walt Disney Imagineering.
Actress Ruth Warrick, who portrays Sally in Disney's 1946 Song of the South, is born in St. Joseph, Missouri.
The renovated Chevron Autopia opens at Disneyland.
Ratatouille, the eighth animated feature film produced by Pixar, isreleased by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Brad Bird (creator of TheIncredibles), Ratatouille features the voices of Patton Oswalt (as Remy), Lou Romano (as Linguini), Brian Dennehy (as Django), Brad Garrett (as Gusteau), Janeane Garofalo (as Colette), and John Ratzenberger (as Mustafa).