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February 8, 1960 – Walt Disney Receives Two Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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“Disney is particularly noted for being a film producer and a popular showman, as well as an innovator in animation and theme park design.”

On February 8, 1960 Walt Disney was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: one for motion pictures, and one for television. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored Walt for his contributions and influence in the entertainment industry. At the time he was awarded, Disney was known for their innovative animated features and shorts, the television shows Disneyland and The Mickey Mouse Club, and, Walt’s crowning achievement, Disneyland. The Motion Picture star is located at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard, while the Television star is located at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard.

 

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