This Day in History

This Day in Disney History October 27th

1954-Television series Disneyland premieres on ABC.

First episode of the Disneyland series The Disneyland Story airs.

1963-Part 1 of Television show The Waltz King airs.

1968-Television movie Brimstone, the Amish Horse airs.

1974-Part 2 of Television show Two Against the Arctic airs.

1982-Special cartoon Fun with Mr. Future is released.

1989-Main Street USA store Disneyland Showcase opens in Disneyland, replacing Disneyland Presents: A Preview of Coming Attractions.


1995-Hollywood picture film Powder starring Sean Patrick Flannery, Mary Steenburgen, Jeff Goldblum and Lance Henriksen is released.


1998-Direct to Video animated film The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride is released.

2000-Film Playing Mona Lisa is released.

2015-ABC series Wicked City premieres.

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This Day in Disney History October 26th

1935-Silly Symphony cartoon Three Orphan Kittens is released.


1969-Television show The Feather Farm airs.

1971-Nighttime pageantry Electrical Water Pageant premieres at Walt Disney World on Bay Lake and Seven Seas Lagoon.


1986-Television movie BRAT Patrol starring Sean Astin airs.

Fantasyland restaurant Gurgi’s Munchies and Crunchies opens in Magic Kingdom, replacing Lancer’s Inn.

1997-Wonderful World of Disney movie Tower of Terror starring Steve Guttenberg and Kirsten Dunst airs.


2001-Touchstone films High Heels and Low Lifes is released.

2007-Film Dan in Real Life starring Steve Carell and John Mahoney is released.


2009-Tiana’s Showboat Jubilee premieres at Magic Kingdom.


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This Day in Disney History October 25th

1904-Disney Legend Bill Tytla is born.

1910-Disney Legend Tyrus Wong is born.

1931-Disney Legend Bob Gurr is born.

1964-Part 2 of Television series The Tenderfoot airs.

1970-Part 2 of the television series The Wacky Zoo of Morgon City airs.

1985-Store Mickey’s Character Shop opens in Walt Disney World Village.

1988-Disney Legend and one of the Nine Old Men Eric Larson dies.

1989-Final episode of the Nutt House airs.

1991-Television special The Dream is Alive: 20th Anniversary Celebration at Walt Disney World airs.

1993-Actor Vincent Price dies, he voiced Ratigan in The Great Mouse Detective and the narrator on Vincent as well as being one of the first major guest stars on The Muppet Show.


Store at The Land pavilion Broccoli & Co closes in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

The Land Pavilion restaurant Farmers Market closes in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

1996-Film The Associate starring Whoopi Goldberg and Bebe Neuwirth is released.

1997-Disney Channel Original Movie Under Wraps airs.


1998-Disney Channel series The Famous Jett Jackson premieres.


1999-Statue of Roy O Disney and Minnie Mouse premieres on Main Street USA of Magic Kingdom.


2012-Disney Junior series Jungle Junction airs its final episode.

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This Day in Disney History October 24th

1910-Disney Legend Poul Brahe Pederson is born.

1929-Silly Symphony cartoon Springtime is released.

1941-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Camera airs.


1956-Television special Behind the Cameras in Lapland/Alaskan Eskimo airs.

1958-Television show Rusty and the Falcon airs.

1984-Television special A Disney Halloween airs.

1994-Animated series Gargoyles premieres.


2001-ABC Family premieres after Disney acquires it from Fox.  Originally it was Fox Family.

2002-Final episode of Push, Nevada airs.

2003-Animated series House of Mouse airs final episode.

2008-Movie High School Musical 3: Senior Year is released.


2012-Disney Legend Lucille Martin dies.


2014-Magic Kingdom Parade Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! premieres at Walt Disney World.


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This Day in Disney History October 23rd

1930-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Picnic is released.

1931-Silly Symphony cartoon The Spider and the Fly is released.

1941-Animated film Dumbo is released.


1942-Goofy cartoon How to Swim is released.

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1953-Donald Duck cartoon Rugged Bear is released.


1957-Television special Duck for Hire airs.

1959-Television Show The Swamp Fox: The Birth of the Swamp Fox starring Leslie Nielsen and Tim Considine airs.


1966-Part 1 of Television Show Gallagher Goes West: Showdown with the Sundown Kid airs.

1973-Wide World of Entertainment Special Walt Disney-A Golden Anniversary Salute airs on ABC.

1982-Television special EPCOT Center: The Opening Celebration hosted by Danny Kaye and featuring Drew Barrymore, Roy Clark and Marie Osmand airs.

Future world restaurant Sunrise Terrace Restaurant opens in EPCOT Center’s Communicore.

1985-Cina pavilion restaurant Nine Dragons opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.


1994-Television series Hardball airs final episode.

1995-Final episode of Misery Loves Company airs.

2009-Final episode of Defying Gravity airs on ABC.

2011-Hit television series Once Upon a Time airs.


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This Day in Disney History October 22nd

1908-Disney Legend Roger Broggie, an Imagineer, is born.

1942-Disney Legend and Mouseketeer Annette Funicello is born.

1961-Television Show the Hunting Instinct airs.

1972-Part 1 of Television Show The High Flying Spy airs.

1979-Walt Disney World welcomes its 100 Millionth Guest.

1980-Television movie Lefty airs.

1983-Television show The Whale’s Tooth airs.

1993-Stop motion and cult classic film Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas is released.


1995-Television special A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story airs.

1999-Film Bringing Out the Dead is released.

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This Day in Disney History October 21st

1911-Disney Legend Mary Blair is born.

1951-Goofy cartoon Fathers are People is released.


1962-Television show Man is His Own Worse Enemy airs.


1973-Part 2 of Television Show Mustang! airs.

1990-Disney Channel movie Back to Hannible: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn starring Ned Beaty airs.

1994-Touchstone film The Puppet Masters starring Donald Sutherland is released.

1997-Animated short Three Little Pigs is released.

2003-Movie George of the Jungle II starring Thomas Haden Church is released.

2005-Touchstone film Shopgirl starring Steve Martin and Claire Daines is released.

Pleasure Island restaurant Raglan Road opens in Downtown Disney replacing Pleasure Island Jazz Co.