Happy 120th Birthday, Walt Disney
On this day, December 5, back in 1901, Walt Disney was born. The creative genius behind Mickey Mouse, Disney World, and a slew of award-winning animated films, Walt Disney was a typical Midwestern boy growing up in the early twentieth century. But he had goals and dreams that would transform entertainment … and the world in general.
As many of these colorized pics show, Walt Disney was an artist first and a business mogul second. In honor of his birthday, let’s take a look at the formative years of Walt Disney and how he was able to build an entertainment empire.