Today In Disney History ~ March 23rd

Today In Disney History ~ March 23rd

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The original Herbie Day in 1969 was to celebrate the release of“The Love Bug” movie. The cars were judged in categories like “psychedelic, toylike, comical and best personality” the winners Morton and Barbara Allen were given a brand new 1960 Volkswagen Beetle by the movie’s stars Dean Jones and Michele Lee. On July 11, 1974 the event was held again in honor of “Herbie Rides Again”.

 

TMSM Today in Graphic by Sherry Rinaldi DeHart

Author: Michele

Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the book “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 96.5 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others.

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