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January 16

January 16, 2011 – Toy Story 3 Wins Best Animated Feature Golden Globe

“Were you two even born when the first Toy Story came out?” – Director Lee Unkrich

On January 16, 2011, the 68th Golden Globes were held at the The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Pixar’s 11th animated feature Toy Story 3 was the winner of the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature, winning against Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me, DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon, Sylvain Chomet’s The Illusionist, and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Tangled. Toy Story 3 would go on to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

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March 10

March 10, 1948 – Bambi Wins Special Golden Globe Award

On March 10, 1948, the 5th Golden Globe Awards were held at the Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California. Walt Disney was awarded with the Special Achievement Award for the animated feature Bambi; he was specifically awarded for “Furthering the Influence of the Screen” for the Hindustani version of the animated feature. This is the only time this specific special award has ever been awarded.

February 26

February 26, 1953 – Walt Disney is Awarded the Cecil B. deMille Award

“In 1928 [Walt Disney] created ‘Steamboat Willie’ introducing Mickey Mouse, and from that point there was no stopping the king of family entertainment in the U.S.”

On February 26, 1953, the 10th Annual Golden Globes were held at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California. At this ceremony, Walt Disney was awarded the Cecil B. deMille award for his numerous contributions to the film industry, becoming the second recipient of this award after Cecil B. deMille himself. The award acknowledges the “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment” made by the individual.

February 8

February 8, 1965 – Julie Andrews Wins Golden Globe for Mary Poppins Performance

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“Finally, my thanks to a man who made a wonderful movie, and who made all this possible in the first place: Mr. Jack Warner.”

On February 8, 1965, the 22nd Golden Globes were held. The talk of the night was the race between Warner Brothers’ My Fair Lady and Walt Disney Pictures’ Mary Poppins, particularly because of Julie Andrews, as she had originated the lead of Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady on Broadway, but was not cast in Mary Poppins as Jack Warner believed Andrews lacked the name recognition that Audrey Hepburn had. Julie Andrews would, that night, win the Golden Globe for her performance as the titular character in Disney’s film, thanking Jack Warner in a tongue-in-cheek manner as she accepted her award. Of the four Golden Globe nominations Mary Poppins received, Andrews’ award was the only one that the film won.

January 12

January 12, 2014 – Frozen Wins Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature

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“This is a first for Disney Animation, so we might have a toast tomorrow that might go all day.”

On January 12, 2014, the 71st Golden Globes were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Nominated for two awards, the Disney animated feature film Frozen walked away with the award for Best Animated Feature, beating out fellow nominees The Croods and Despicable Me 2. Directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee accepted the award on behalf of all those who worked on the film.

January 21

January 21, 1995 – The Lion King is Awarded Best Musical or Comedy Film at the Golden Globes

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“You cannot be in this position with a song unless you have a great film, and The Lion King was a great film made great by everybody at Disney past and present…” – Sir Tim Rice

On January 21, 1995, the 52nd Golden Globe Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Honored with four nominations, including two in the same category for Best Original Song, the animated feature film The Lion King won three awards, including the award for the Best Picture – Musical or Comedy, beating out The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert; Ed Wood; Four Weddings and a Funeral; and Prêt-à-Porter. Hans Zimmer wn for his score for the film, while Elton John and Tim Rice managed to take home the honor of Best Original Song with “Can You Feel the Love Tonight.”

January 17

January 17, 2010 – Up Wins Two Golden Globe Awards

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“That’s the way we look at these films: not as Academy Award potential, we just look at them as regular films.” – Director Pete Docter

On January 17, 2010, the Golden Globe Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Disney Pixar’s 10th Animated Feature, won two Golden Globes: Best Animated Features, and Best Original Score. Up was the winner against animated features Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Coraline, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Disney’s own The Princess and the Frog. The score, composed by Michael Giacchino, was Giacchino’s third composition for the studio, and his first Golden Globe win. Director and writer Pete Docter was on hand to accept the award for Best Animated Feature.