The Tulsa Tribune quotes writer Thornton Wilder as telling a lecture audience, "The two presiding geniuses of the movies are Walt Disney and Charlie Chaplin."
The TV series Walt Disney Presents airs "Highway to Trouble."
Joe Ranft, an animation storyboard artist, writer and voice actor, is born in Pasadena, California. Upon graduating from the California Institute of the Arts, Ranft will start his career at Disney where he will work on such features as The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Rescuers Down Under, and Oliver & Company. In 1992 he will join Pixar and work on both Toy Story films, as well as A Bug's Life, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, and Cars.