Although he was head of a successful film studio, at home, Walt Disney was just "dad" to his two daughters, Diane and Sharon.
The premiere of Steamboat Willie blows audiences away with its innovative use of sound. Mickey Mouse soon becomes a phenomenon.
Plans for Disneyland's 160-acre building site called for 5,000 cubic yards of concrete and one million square feet of asphalt pathways.
Walt Disney had to come up with something "new and clever in animated cartoons" to save his Laugh-O-grams company.