Actor-writer-director-comedian Albert Brooks, the voice of Marlin
in the 2003 Finding Nemo, is born in Beverly Hills, California.
Academy Award-winning songwriter Alan Menken, known for his work on
such Disney classics as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast,
Aladdin, Hercules, and Pocahontas, is born in New Rochelle, New York.
At Disneyland, the Candy Palace opens on Main Street. Over in Tomorrowland, Rocket to the Moon presented by TWA debuts.
Actor Willem Dafoe, the voice of Gill in the 2003 Finding Nemo, is born in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Irene Bedard, the voice of Pocahontas in Disney's 1995 animated film, is born in Anchorage, Alaska.
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction opens on Sunset Boulevard at Disney World's Disney-MGM Studios. A simulated freefall thrill ride, it is themed after the popular television series The Twilight Zone, hosted and created by Rod Serling.