Walt Disney's Bambi debuts on This Day in History, August 13th, 1942

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Just 72 years ago, the movie Bambi won America's hearts when it premiered at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Check out the video above for amazing Disney facts!

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1899: Movie director Alfred Hitchcock was born in London.

1960: Anniversary of the first successful first two-way telephone conversation by satellite.

1961:Berlin is divided.

2004: The 28th summer Olympic games opened in Athens.

2​008:Michael Phelps won the most medals for any Olympic athlete with his 10th and 11th career gold medals.

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Walt Disney's Bambi debuts on This Day in History, August 13th, 1942
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A jogger runs through the modern Agora walkway at the main 2004 Olympic complex in Athens, Greece, on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos won parliamentary approval for a new 130 billion-euro ($172 billion) international bailout that will keep the country's possible financial collapse at bay. Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg via Getty Images
ATHENS, GREECE - JUNE 01: Diving boards are seen at one of the outside swimming pools which form part of the Olympic Aquatic Centre , at the Athens Olympic Sports Complex, is seen on June 1, 2011 in Athens, Greece. Although many of the facilities on the site are still in use since the 2004 Athens Olympic Games debate still continues to the long term future use of many of the Olympic venues some of which have fallen into disrepair and neglect. The Greek government is trying to implement a further round of severe austerity measures after EU finance officials have argued that country, which is already struggling to meet the terms of an international euro110 billion bailout - could require even more help. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - SEPTEMBER 21: (SOUTH AFRICA OUT) South Africa's Oscar Pistorius wins gold medal for the 200m T44 during the 2004 Paralympic Games held in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Tertius Pickard/Gallo Images/Getty Images)
STAROLY-GYMNASTICS-19/08/04-ATHENS,GREECE- The gold medal at the Women's Artistic Gymnastics Individual All-Around Final at the 2004 Olympic Games at the in Athens, Greece was won by American, Carly Patterson, who turns around to wave at her mom in the crowd before stepping up onto the podium to recieve her medal.(Photo by Peter Power/The Toronto Star)pmp (Photo by Peter Power/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
STAROLY-CYCLING-23/08/04-ATHENS,GREECE- Canada's Lori-Ann Muenzer riding on Monday in the Women's Sprint Quarterfinals at the Athens Olympics 2004. She won both of her heats and advances to the semi-finals on Tuesday night. Here she beats out Daniela Greluis Larreal Chirinos, left, in her second heat.(Photo by Peter Power/The Toronto Star)pmp (Photo by Peter Power/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

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