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    November 8

    1980:
    The Big Thunder Mountain Railroad attraction officially opens in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.
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    November 9

    1886:
    Comedic star Ed Wynn, the voice of the Mad Hatter in Disney's 1951 Alice in Wonderland, is born Isaiah Edwin Leopold in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also portrays Uncle Albert in Disney's 1964 live-action Mary Poppins.

    1955:
    Actress Karen Dotrice, who portrays Jane Banks in Disney's 1964 Mary Poppins, is born in the United Kingdom. Her Disney credits also include The Gnome-Mobile (1967).
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    November 10

    1891:
    Carl W. Stalling, "the most famous unknown composer of the 20th century," is born. While working as the house organist at the Newman Theatre in Missouri, Stalling will come to the attention of Walt Disney. He will be hired as musical director for Walt's fledgling animation company; scoring two of the first three Mickey Mouse cartoons - Plane Crazy and The Gallopin' Gaucho.
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    November 11

    1962:
    Actress Demi Moore, the voice of Esmeralda in Disney's 1996 animated release The Hunchback of Notre Dame, is born in Roswell, New Mexico.

    1971:
    Disney's Bedknobs and Broomsticks opens at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
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    November 12

    1932:
    Disney's Mickey Mouse cartoons The Wayward Canary and The Klondike Kid are both released.

    1954:
    Disney's Donald Duck animated short The Flying Squirrel is released.
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    November 13

    1991:
    Disney's Beauty and the Beast (featuring the voices of Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White, Jerry Orbach, and Angela Lansbury) premieres.
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    November 14

    1936:
    Disney's cartoon Mother Pluto, directed by David Hand, is released. Pluto (voiced by Pinto Colvig) stumbles into a henhouse where chicks are being born ... and they think that he is their mother!

    1946:
    Walt Disney sets sail out of New York on the Queen Elizabeth. He is headed to England and then Ireland.
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    November 15

    1989:
    The Walt Disney Pictures' 28th animated feature film, The Little Mermaid (featuring the voice of Jodi Benson as Ariel) is released in Los Angeles, California, and New York City. It is the first Disney animated feature in three decades based on a classic fairy tale since Sleeping Beauty.

    1993:
    The Garden Grill Restaurant opens in Epcot's The Land.
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    November 16

    1965:
    Walt Disney visits the Disney World site in Florida the day after the news conference in Orlando. Accompanying Walt is Joe Potter, the former New York World's Fair executive and engineering/logistical planning genius who has been hired to supervise the construction.
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    November 17

    1951:
    Actor Stephen Root, the voice of Bubbles in thes 2003 Finding Nemo, is born in Sarasota, Florida. His Disney credits also include the voice of Zeb in the 2002 The Country Bears.

    1973:
    In an hour-long televised question-and-answer session held at Disney World's Contemporary Resort, U.S. President Richard Nixon declares "I am not a crook." In front of 400 Associated Press managing editors, Nixon defends his record in the Watergate case. He has flown to Orlando this evening from his Key Biscayne, Florida home for this much-heralded event.
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    November 18

    1928:
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    Mickey Mouse stars in Steamboat Willie, the first commercially successful animated cartoon to use synchronized sound. Disney's third Mickey short (but the first with sound) debuts as a sneak preview at the Colony Theatre - located at Broadway & 53rd Street in New York City. It is shown before the feature film Gang War. Steamboat Willie is co-directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks and features the first appearance of Minnie Mouse.

    1960:
    Actress Elizabeth Perkins, the voice of Coral in Disney's 2003 Finding Nemo, is born in Queens, New York.

    1968:
    Actor Owen Wilson, the voice of Lightning McQueen in the 2006 Cars, is born in Dallas, Texas.
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    November 19

    1905:
    Actress Eleanor Audley, the voices of Maleficent in Disney's 1959 Sleeping Beauty and Lady Tremaine in the 1950 Cinderella, is born in New York City.

    1960:
    Actress Allison Janney, the voice of Peach in Disney/Pixar's 2003 Finding Nemo, is born in Dayton, Ohio.

    1962:
    Actress Jodie Foster is born in Los Angeles, California. Her Disney credits include the 1976 Freaky Friday and the 1972 Napoleon and Samantha.

    1966:
    Actor Jason Scott Lee, the voice of David Kawena in Disney's 2002 Lilo & Stitch, is born in Oahu, Hawaii.

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    November 20

    1948:
    Samuel E. Wright, the voice of Sebastian for Disney's 1989 animated classic The Little Mermaid, is born in Camden, South Carolina. He was also the original lead actor for Mufasa in The Lion King, the Broadway version of Disney's classic animated feature.
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    November 21

    1952:
    The Mickey Mouse cartoon Pluto's Christmas Tree is released.
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    November 22

    1958:
    Actress Jamie Lee Curtis, the star of Disney's 2003 Freaky Friday, is born in Los Angeles, California.

    1989:
    The Swan Hotel, located on Walt Disney World property but operated by Westin Hotels, opens at 1200 Epcot Resorts Blvd.

    1995:
    The Disney/Pixar computer animated feature film Toy Story - starring Tom Hanks as the voice of Woody and Tim Allen as the voice of Buzz Lightyear - is released.
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