Fact for the Day 1959 -
Disney Channel's The All New Mickey Mouse
Club was shot before a studio audience at the Disney-MGM Studios in Florida.
The TV series Walt Disney
Presents airs the 1957 film "The Wet back Hound" on ABC. 1985 -
Actress Courtnee Draper
is born in Orlando, Florida. Her Disney Channel credits include the series The Jersey (as Morgan Hudson), and the Disney Channel Original Movies The Thirteenth Year (as Sam), and Stepsister from the Planet Weird (as Megan Larson). 1989 -
MMC - also known as The All New Mickey Mouse
Club - debuts on the Disney Channel with host Fred Newman. The show is a mix of live skits, recorded comedy and songs - the Mouseketeers perform their own versions of popular songs live and in music videos. Today is Music Day! (The cast over the years will includes future stars like singer Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, actress Keri Russell, and members of NSYNC.) 2007 -
Taping begins for Disney Channel Games at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida. Celebrities taking part in the 4-day event include Miley Cyrus of Hannah Montana, Kyle Massey of Cory in the House, Monique Coleman, Ashley Tisdale & Lucas Grabeel of High School Musical, Corbin Bleu of Jump In!, and Cole & Dylan Sprouse of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. 2007 -
Disney Channel debuts the Hannah Montana episode "Cuffs Will Keep Us Together."