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Patty Andrews Passes Away at 94

The last living member of the Andrew Sisters passed away Wednesday at the age of 94. Many might be wondering why this is being posted on a Disney site. Everyone knows the fantastic “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B” … Continue reading

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Harry Morgan, M.A.S.H. actor and Disney movie star has died

Harry Morgan, (aka Henry Morgan) known to most of the world as Colonel Sherman Potter from the TV series M*A*S*H and Officer Bill Gannon on “Dragnet”, died in his home this morning in Los Angeles. He was 96. I loved … Continue reading

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RIP Dan Wheldon, Indianapolis 500 Champion

Besides Disney my other real fandom is that of racing, particularly open wheel racing. So as I posted early this year, I was very pleased when this year’s Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon was feted at Walt Disney World with … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs, founded Pixar and Apple, Dead at 56

Many people will write better tributes to Steve than I can here. They’ll mention how he invented personal computing, built Apple from the ground up, twice, and started a revolution in computer animation by having the vision to see something … Continue reading

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Grete (Andersen) Waitz, runner with statue in EPCOT, dead at 57

Every year when the Walt Disney World marathon passes through EPCOT thousands of runners also pass a statue of Grete Waitz a Marathon runner from Norway who won 9 New York City Marathons. That statue will now take on new … Continue reading

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