Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Animation Fun Facts for Weds Nov. 30,2011

Birthdays: Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain, Jonathan Swift, Joan Ganz Cooney the creator of Sesame Street

2003- Roy Disney Jr, the last serving member of the Disney family, was forced to resign from the Walt Disney Company. It was claimed to be the mandatory retirement policy, but more likely he was forced out by the exec he hired to run the company in 1984- Michael Eisner. So Roy built a successful grass roots stockholders campaign In 2005 Eisner was compelled to retire. Roy Disney kept an emeritus board position until his death in 2009.

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