Birthdays- Nathan Lane is 56
1930- Roy Disney signed a deal with M. George Borgfeldt Co. of New York to sell figurines of Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Disney merchandising is born!
1945- Walt Disney’s the Three Caballeros premiered.
1986- Steve Jobs bought the George Lucas Film Graphics Division, now under their new name Pixar Inc.
1989- Swiss firm L'Oreal/Nestle bought animation studio Filmation from Westinghouse and shut it down laying off 229 artists the day before a new federal regulation requiring a company give it's employees 60 day notice before closing went into effect.