This Day in History

This Day in Disney History March 31st

1927-Disney Legend Matsuo Yokoyama is born.

1944-Donald Duck cartoon Donald Duck and the Gorilla is released.


1958-Santa Fe & Disneyland railroad attraction Grand Canyon Diorama opens at Disneyland.


1967-Final episode of The Nurses airs on ABC.

Final episode of Where the Action Is airs on ABC.

1968-Part 1 of Television show The Mystery of Edward Sims airs.

Final episode of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea airs on ABC.

1974-Television show an expanded version of the featurette The Magic of Walt Disney World airs.

1987-Television series Max Headroom premieres on ABC.

1990-Television series Carol & Co airs.

1991-Disney Channel Premieres Film Perfect Harmony airs.

1995-Touchstone film Jefferson in Paris is released.

1999-Touchstone film 10 Things I Hate About You starring Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, Heath Ledger and David Krumholts is released, it is based upon William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew.


2000-Film High Fidelity starring John Cusack, Jack Black, Joan Cusack and Catherine Zeta-Jones is released.

2001-Tokyo Disneyland being the last resort to still use tickets phases the A, B, C, D and E Ticket out.

2006-Television series In Justice airs its final episode.

2009-Television series Cupid premieres.

2010-Touchstone film The Last Song is released.

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This Day in Disney History March 30th

1913-Disney Legend Marc Davis is born.

1945-Donald Duck cartoon The Eyes Have It is released.

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1970-Soap Opera the Best of Everything premieres on ABC.

1976-Disney Legend and Imagineer Richard Irvine dies.

1983-Miniseries The Thorn Birds airs final episode.

1996-Frontierland attraction Mike Fink Keelboats opens at Disneyland.

2000-Television series Wonderland premieres.

2005-Television series Eyes premieres.

2007-Animated film Meet the Robinsons is released.


Television series Six Degrees airs final episode.

Final episode of The Replacements airs.

2008-Golden Vine Winery attraction Seasons of the Vine closes at California Adventure.

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This Day in Disney History March 29th

1963-Television show Miracle of the White Stallions airs.

Game Show Yours For a Song airs final episode.

1970-Television show Nature’s Strangest Oddballs airs.

1985-Frontierland attraction Frontierland Shootin’ Exposition opens in Disneyland, replacing the Frontierland Shooting Gallery.


1987-Television movie Double Agent airs.

1997-Final episode of The Lion King’s Timon & Pumba airs.

1998-Wonderful World of Disney movie Safety Patrol airs.

2002-Film The Rookie starring Dennis Quaid, Rachel Griffiths, Angus T. Jones and Brian Cox is released.


2006-Final episode of Courting Alex airs.

2011-Television series Body of Proof premieres on ABC.

2012-Broadway Musical Newsies premieres.


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This Day in Disney History March 28th

1910-Disney Legend and Mouseketeer Jimmie Dodd is born.

1929-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Opry House is released.

1936-Silly Symphony cartoon Elmer Elephant is released.


1941-Goofy Cartoon Baggage Buster is released.


Pluto cartoon A Gentleman’s Gentleman is released.


1953-Goofy cartoon Father’s Day Off is released.


1965-Part 3 of Television Show Kilroy airs.

1975-Television series Kolchak: The Night Stalker airs final episode on ABC.

1987-First Disney Store opens in Glendale, California.


World Showcase store Port of Entry opens in EPCOT Center.

1992-Television special Newsies! Newsies! See All About It airs.

1997-Touchstone film The Sixth Man is released.

Wide World of Sports Complex opens at Walt Disney World.


1999-Wonderful World of Disney movie Balloon Farm starring Rip Torn and Mara Wilson airs.


Discoveryland attraction Cherie, J’ai Retreci le Public (Honey, I Shrunk the Audience) premieres at Disneyland Paris.


2001-Television series My Wife and Kids premieres.

2003-Sitcom Regular Joe premieres.

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This Day in Disney History March 27th

1901-Disney Legend Carl Barks is born.

1957-Television special Donald’s Award airs.

1959-Television show Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom airs.

1961-Fantasyland attraction Snow White’s Grotto opens in Disneyland.


1983-Miniseries The Thorn Birds premieres on ABC.


1989-The Walt Disney World Casting Center opens.


1994-Television movie The Corpse Had a Familiar Face airs.

1996-Final episode of Buddies airs.

1998-Film Meet the Deedles is released.


2002-Television series Wednesdays 9:30 (8:30 Central) premieres.

2005-Television series Grey’s Anatomy premieres.


2009-Phineas and Ferb episode The  Lake Nose Monster airs.

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Parade entitled Celebrate!-A Street Party premieres at Disneyland.


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This Day in Disney History March 26th

1906-Disney Legend Wally Feignoux is born.

1907-Disney Legend Leigh Harline is born.

1931-Actor and director Leonard Nimoy is born.

1966-Final episode of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet airs on ABC.

1967-Television show Man on Wheels airs.

1972-Part 1 of  Television show Michael O’Hara the Fourth airs.

1987-Final episode of The Colbys airs on ABC.

1989-Animated television movie Super Ducktales airs.

1993-Film Born Yesterday starring Melanie Griffith, John Goodman and Edward Hermann is released.

1994-The Land pavilion attraction Food Rocks opens in Epcot’s Future World replacing Kitchen Kabaret.


1999-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Dynamite: Opera Box is released.

Animated film Doug’s 1st Movie is released.

2001-Television movie South Pacific starring Glenn Close airs.

SpectroMagic premieres its second run at Magic Kingdom.


2002-ABC series The Court airs.

2003-World Showcase attraction Wonders of China closes at Epcot’s China.

2004-Film The Ladykillers starring Tom Hanks and JK Simmons is released.


2005-Part 1 of Wonderful World of Disney series Little House on the Prairie airs.


2007-Final episode of What About Brian airs.

2010-Disney Channel original movie Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars airs.


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1956-Disney Legend Robert Newton dies.

Disney Legend Matthew Garber is born.

1960-Part 10 of Television Special Elfego Baca: Gus Tomlin is Dead airs.

1962-Part 3 of Television Show The Prince and the Pauper entitled Long Live the Rightful King airs.

Final episode of Bus Stop airs.

1966-Soap Opera The Young Marrieds airs final episode on ABC.

1969-Final episode of N.Y.P.D. airs on ABC.

1973-Part 2 of television series The Boy and the Bronc Buster airs.

1979-Part 1 of television special Born to Run airs.

1983-Television series Gun Shy premieres.

1987-Television special Down and Out with Donald Duck airs.

Final episode of Harry airs.

1988-Television Disney’s Totally Minnie airs.

1994-The film D2: The Mighty Ducks is released.

2001-Disney Legend Larry Lansburgh dies.

Disney Channel series In a Heartbeat airs its final episode.

2002-Television series The Bachelor premieres.


2006-Disney Legend Richard Fleischer passes away.

2011-Disney Channel original movie The Suite Live Movie airs.


Hollywood Backlot show Disney Junior-Live on Stage premieres at California Adventure replacing Playhouse Disney-Live on Stage.


2012-Last episode of So Random airs.

2014-Final episode of Mind Games airs on ABC.