This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 21st

1925-Disney Legend Thomas Murphy is born.

1948-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Dream Voice is released.


1954-Animated short Johnny Fedora and Alice Bluebonnet is released.


Animated short Pigs is Pigs is released.


1961-Television show Wonders of the Water World airs.

1963-Final episode of The Untouchables airs on ABC.

1969-Final episode of The Avengers airs on ABC, not to be confused with Marvel’s Avengers.

1980-Film Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back starring Mark Hammil, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Bakery, Sir Alec Guinness, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse, Frank Oz and James Earl Jones is released.


1983-Television Special Sport Goofy airs first part.

1990-Television special Siskel & Ebert, the Future of the Movies with Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Martin Scorcese airs.

Hollywood Boulevard show Dick Tracy starring in Diamond Double Cross premieres at the Disney-MGM Studios Theatre of the Stars.

1992-Final episode of STAT airs.

Final episode of MacGyver airs on ABC.

1993-Part 2 of Television special The Best of Disney Music: A Legacy in Song hosted by Glen Close airs.

2001-Part 2 of Anne Frank starring Ben Kingsley airs.

2010-Final episode of The Ghost Whisperer airs.


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