This Day in History

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1952-Goofy cartoon Hello Aloha is released.

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1956-Television show A Trip thru Adventureland/Water Birds airs.

1976-Television show The Survival of Sam the Pelican airs.

2000-Animated film An Extremely Goofy Movie is released.

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2008-Phineas and Ferb episode Mom’s Birthday airs.

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Phineas and Ferb episode Journey to the Center of Candace airs.

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2012-Disneyland and Magic Kingdom both remain open for 24 hours for a special promotion.

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This Day in Disney History February 28th

1942-Pluto cartoon Pluto, Junior is released.

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1993-Animated series Bonkers premieres on Disney Channel.

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1997-Television special Walt Disney World’s 25th Anniversary Party airs.

2005-Final episode of The Bachelorette airs, the series will return in 2008.

2011-Disney Channel series My Babysitter’s a Vampire premieres.

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2014-Lego Imagination Center opens in Disney Village.

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This Day in Disney History February 27th

1930-Disney Legend Rolly Crump is born.

1957-Television show A Crisler Story/Prowlers of the Everglades airs.

1959-Television special The Adventures of Chip ‘n’ Dale airs.

1966-Part 1 of Ballerina introducing Jenny Agutter airs.

1995-Television special Alien Encounters from New Tomorrowland airs.

1997-Television series Vital Signs premieres on ABC.

1998-Touchstone film Krippendorf’s Tribe starring Richard Dreyfus, Stephen Root, Lily Tomlin and David Ogden Stiers is released. To this day it still remains an accurate portrayal of Anthropology.

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The satirical film “An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn” is released.

2001-Direct-to-Video Lady and the Tramp II: Scamps Adventure is released.

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2004-Final episode of Lloyd in Space airs.

2009-Disney Legend Dorothea Holt Redmond dies.

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Film Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience is released.

2014-Actor and director Leonard Nimoy dies.

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This Day in Disney History February 26th

1958-Television show The Saga of Andy Burnett: The Land of Enemies airs.

1960-Television show Texas John Slaughter: Kentucky Gunslick airs.

1989-Television film The Absent Minded Professor: Trading Places airs.

1991-Frontierland store Prairie Outpost & Supply opens in Magic Kingdom replacing Bearly Country.

1993-Educational film Recycle Rex general edition is released.

1998-Disney Legend James Algar dies.

Wide World of Sports Restaurant All Star Cafe opens.

1999-Touchstone film The Other Sister is released.

2000-Animated series The Weekenders premieres on One Saturday Morning.

2002-Direct to video movie Cinderella II: Dreams Come True is released.

2014-ABC sitcom Mixology premieres.

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This Day in Disney History February 25th

1927-Disney Legend Dick Jones is born, he will voice Pinocchio.

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1938-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Boat Builders is released.

1968-Part 1 of Television show The Young Loner airs.

1972-Final episode of The Persuaders! airs on ABC.

1991-Frontierland Store Bearly Country closes to be replaced Prairie Outpost & Supply in Magic Kingdom.

2003-New Luau called Spirit of Aloha premieres at Polynesian Resort at Walt Disney World.

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2010-Final episode of the Deep End airs on ABC.

2014-Disney launches Disney Movies Anywhere app with iTunes.  Now guests can watch Disney movies anywhere.

Series Mind Games premieres.

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This Day in Disney History February 24th

1939-Silly Symphony cartoon The Practical Pig is released.

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1950-Goofy cartoon How to Ride a Horse is released.

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1955-Disney Legend Steve Jobs is born.

1956-Donald Duck cartoon Chips Ahoy is released.

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1960-Film Kidnapped starring James MacArthur, Peter Finch, Bernard Lee, Niall MacGinness, John Laurie, Finlay Currie and Peter O’Toole is released.

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1985-Main Street USA store Disney Clothiers, Ltd. opens in Magic Kingdom replacing Hallmark Card Center.

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1996-Streets of America show The Spirit of Pocahontas closes at Disney-MGM Studios.

2008-Phineas and Ferb episode It’s a Mud, Mud, Mud, Mud World airs.

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2012-Main Street USA restaurant Refreshment Corner opens in Disneyland.

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This Day in Disney History February 23rd

1916-Disney Legend Retta Scott is born.

1935-Mickey Mouse’s first color cartoon The Band Concert is released.

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1955-Television show Davy Crockett at the Alamo starring Fess Parker, Buddy Ebson, Hans Conried and Kenneth Toby airs.

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1964-Part 3 of Television show The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh airs.

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1969-Part 3 of Television show The Secret of Boyne Castle airs.

1986-Television movie The Girl Who Spelled Freedom starring Wayne Rodgers airs.

Adventureland store Guatemalan Basket Weavers closes in Disneyland.

1990-Touchstone film Where the Heart Is starring Dabney Coleman, Uma Thurman, Crispin Glover, Joanna Cassidy and Christopher Plummer is released.

1996-Film Before and After starring Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson and Alfred Molina is released.

2002-Fantasyland attraction The Legend of the Lion King closes in Magic Kingdom.

2004-Fantasyland show Snow White-An Enchanting Musical opens in Disneyland.

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2008-Phineas and Ferb episode Get that Bigfoot Out of My Face airs.

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2010-Tomorrowland attraction Captain EO returns to Disneyland retiring Honey, I Shrunk the Audience.

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