Friday, May 27, 2005

This Day in History ... 1933

Three Little Pigs debuts
Walt Disney's cartoon Three Little Pigs is released on this day in 1933, featuring the song "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?" The cartoon became the most popular animated film up to that time.

Walt Disney was born on a Missouri farm and showed an early interest in art. He sold his first sketches to neighbors when he was just seven, and he attended the Kansas City Art Institute at night during high school. At age 16, during World War I, Disney went overseas with the Red Cross and drove an ambulance that he decorated with cartoon characters.
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