This Day in History

This Day in Disney History July 22nd

1949-Disney Legend Alan Menken is born.

1955-Main Street USA store Candy Palace and Candy Kitchen opens in Disneyland.


Tomorrowland attraction Rocket to the Moon opens in Disneyland.


1986-Disney Legend Floyd Gottfredson passes away.

1989-Main Street USA Attraction Disneyland Presents: A Preview of Coming Attractions closes in Disneyland.

1991-Final episode of China Beach airs on ABC.

1994-Sunset Boulevard attraction The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.


2008-Disney Legend Estelle Getty dies.


2011-Film Captain America: The First Avenger starring Chris Evans, Haley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Richard Armitage, Stanley Tucci and Samuel L Jackson is released.  Despite anti-American sentiment in popular media, the film is immensely successful.



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