Walt Disney was born one December 5, 1901 in Hermosa, Illinois. His Dad Elias Disney, an Irish-Canadian. His Mother, Flora Call Disney, was a German-American. Disney was one of five children. There were 4 boys and 1 girl. When Walt Disney was 16, he dropped out of school to attend the army. He then joined the Red Cross and was sent to France for 1 year to drive an ambulance. On December 21, 1937, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full length animated film, and was premiered in Los Angelas. It produced un-believably $1.499 million, this was during the Great Depression.