This Day in History

This Day in Disney History July 31st

1945-Educational film Infant Care is delivered to Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs.

1955-Fantasyland attraction Casey Jr.  Circus Train opens in Disneyland.

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1960-Main Street USA restaurant Sunkist Citrus House opens in Disneyland replacing Puffin Bakery.

1974-Film The Bears and I is released.

1982-Television special Pluto and his Friends airs.

1994-Disney Channel Premiere film The Whipping Boy airs.

1995-Disney and ABC announce their merger.

2000-Television series Live with Regis premieres.

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2005-Stage Show On the Record ends its run.

2009-Phineas and Ferb episode Hide and Seek and That Sinking Feeling airs.

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2015-Disney Channel original movie Descendants is released.

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This Day in Disney History July 30th

1907-Disney Legend and Mooseketeer Roy Williams is born.

1932-Silly Symphony cartoon Flowers and Trees is released.  It is the first piece of film to ever be in color.

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Silly Symphony cartoon Just Dogs is released.

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1942-Pluto cartoon Out of the Frying Pan and into the Firing Line is delivered to the US Government.

1943-Goofy cartoon Victory Vehicles is released.

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1948-Donald Duck cartoon The Trial of Donald Duck is released.

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1955-Tomorrowland attraction Tomorrowland Boats opens in Disneyland.

1956-Frontierland attraction Mineral Hall opens at Disneyland.

1982-Film Tex is released.

1986-Film Flight of the Navigator starring Joey Cramer, Cliff De Young and Sarah Jessica Parker is released.

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1993-Adventureland attraction Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril opens at Euro Disney now Disneyland Paris.

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1994-Restaurant Odyssey closes in Epcot.

1998-Disney Cruise Lines launches its Maiden voyage on the Disney Magic.

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1999-Touchstone film Runaway Bride starring Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Joan Cusack and Hector Elizondo is released.

Sunset Boulevard attraction Rock ‘n’ Rollercoaster opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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2004-Touchstone film directed by M. Knight Shyamalan The Village starring Joaquin Phoenix, Bryce Dallas Howard, Adrien Brody, William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver and Brenden Gleason is released.

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Final episode of Life with Bonnie airs.

2008-Final episode of Dave the Barbarian airs.

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This Day in Disney History July 29th

1930-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Shindig is released.

1933-Silly Symphony cartoon Old King Cole is released.

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1966-Featurette Run, Appaloosa, Run is released.

Film Lt. Robin Crusoe starring Dick Van Dyke is released.

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1976-Final episode of Marcus Welby, M.D. airs on ABC.

1988-Touchstone film Cocktail starring Tom Cruise, Brian Brown and Elizabeth Shue is released.

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1990-Television series Tim Conway’s Funny America premieres on ABC.

1997-Final episode of Life’s Work airs.

1998-Film The Parent Trap starring Dennis Quaid and Lindsay Lohan is released.

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Television Series Ellen ends.

1999-Sunset Boulevard attraction Rock ‘n’ Rollercoaster opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

2005-Film Sky High starring Kurt Russell, Kelly Preston, Michael Angarano, Danielle Panabaker, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Bruce Campbell, Lynda Carter, Dave Foley, Steven Strait, Nicholas Bruin, Kevin McDonald, Cloris Leachman and voice talent of Patrick Warburton is released.

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First stage production in the US of Disney Live! premiers in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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This Day in Disney History July 28th

1931-Silly Symphony cartoon The Cat’s Out is released.

1951-Tru Life Adventure Nature’s Half Acre is released.

1987-Special cartoon Oilspot and Lipstick is released.

1989-Touchstone film Turner & Hooch starring Tom Hanks is released.

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1993-Bank of America ends its run at Disneyland.

1994-Final episode of The Sinbad Show airs.

1995-Film Operation Dumbo Drop starring Danny Glover, Ray Liotta, Denis Leary and Doug E. Doug is released.

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1997-Game show Win Ben Stein’s Money premieres on Comedy Central.

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2000-Television series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee ends.

2006-Disney Channel series The Replacements premieres.

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Disney Channel series Shorty McShorts’ Shorts premieres.

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This Day in Disney History July 27th

1956-Special cartoon In the Bag is released.

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1989-Educational film The United Nations is released.

2009-Paradise Pier attraction Orange Stinger closes in California Adventure.

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This Day in Disney History July 26th

1951-Animated film Alice in Wonderland is released.

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1978-Disney Legend Mary Blair dies.

1979-Film Unidentified Flying Oddball starring Dennis Dugan, Jim Dale and Ron Moody is released.

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1986-Disney Channel Premiere Film The Parent Trap II airs.

1989-Final episode of Hooperman airs on ABC.

1991-Hollywood Pictures film V.I. Warshawski is released.

2002-Disney Legend Buddy Bakery dies.

Film The Country Bears starring Christopher Walken, Diedrich Bader and featuring the voice talents of Stephen Root, Brad Garrett and Haley Joel Osment is released.  It is based upon the animatronic attraction in Disney Parks.

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Disney Channel original movie Gotta Kick It Up airs.

2005-Miniseries Empire airs final part.

2012-Disney Channel series Code 9 premieres.

2013-Marvel film The Wolverine starring Hugh Jackman, Tao Okomoto and Rila Fukoshima is released.

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2015-Fantasyland attraction The Golden Mickeys closes in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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This Day in Disney History July 25th

1923-Disney Legend Estelle Getty is born.

1936-Mickey Mouse cartoon Alpine Climbers is released.

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1976-Television show Superstar Goofy airs.

1987-Television series Down and Out in Beverly Hills Premieres.

1993-Talk show Politically Incorrect premieres on ABC, hosted by Bill Maher.

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1995-Final episode of Thunder Alley airs.

1998-Polynesian resort restaurant Coral Isle Cafe closes.

2004-ABC Family original movie Crimes of Fashion airs.

2008-Disney Legend Harriet Burns dies.

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Adventureland attraction Enchanted Tiki Room: Stitch Presents: Aloha e Komo Mai! opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

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