This Day in History

This Day in Disney History September 30th

1913-Disney Legend Bill Walsh is born.

1933-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Steeplechase is released.

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1938-Walt Disney Enterprises is consolidated into Walt Disney Productions.

1946-Educational film Treasure from the Sea is delivered to the Dow Chemical Co.

1960-Television series The Flintstone premieres on ABC.

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1962-Part 1 of Television show Escapade in Florence starring Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello airs.

1970-Animated short Dad, Can I Borrow the Car is released.

1971-The Preview center closes in Orlando, Florida.  This center for previewing Walt Disney World ironically became one of the most visited locations in the state during its run.

1973-Television show Fire on Kelly Mountain airs.

1982-Tencennial Parade ends its run at Magic Kingdom.

1983-Main Street USA restaurant American Egg House in Disneyland closes.

1988-Touchstone film Heartbreak Hotel is released.

1989-Italy pavilion store  Arcata d’Antigiani closes in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

1992-Television series Laurie Hill premieres.

1993-Contemporary resort restaurant Top of the World closes, it will become California Grill.

1995-Marketplace restaurant Chef Mickey’s closes at Disney Village Marketplace, it will be replaced by Rainforest Cafe.

1996-Television series Dangerous Minds airs.

1997-Final episode of the animated series X-Men airs.

2001-Television series Alias premieres.

Paradise Pier restaurant Avalon Cove closes in California Adventure.

Magical Moments Parade closes in Magic Kingdom.

2003-Animation Courtyard attraction Back to Neverland closes at Disney-MGM Studios.

2005-Film The Greatest Game Ever Played starring Shia LeBeouf is released.

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Final episode of Inconceivable airs.

2009-ABC Series The Middle airs.

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ABC Series Hank starring Kelsey Grammar airs.

2010-Final episode of My Generation

2011-Disney Channel series Jessie airs.

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2012-Television series 666 Park Avenue premieres on ABC.

Storybook Circus store Big Top Souvenirs opens in Magic Kingdom.

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2014-Sitcom Selfie premieres on ABC.

Sitcom Manhattan Love Story premieres on ABC.

2015-Restaurant Morimoto Asia opens at Disney Springs.

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This Day in Disney History September 29th

1934-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey Plays Papa is released.

1960-Television series My Three Sons premieres on ABC.

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1961-Final episode of Harrigan and Son airs on ABC.

1963-Part 1 of Television Show The Horse Without a Head: The 100,000,000 Franc Train Robbery airs.

1968-Part 2 of television series Boomerang, Dog of Many Talents airs.

1974-Television show Shokee, the Everglades Panter airs.

1984-Touchstone film Country is released.

1985-Television series MacGyver premieres on ABC.

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1987-Television series Thirtysomething premieres on ABC.

1991-Mickey Avenue attraction Studio Showcase opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

1995-Film The Big Green starring Steve Guttenberg, Jay O Sanders and Bug Hall is released.

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1998-Television series Felicity premieres.

Direct to Video release The Jungle Book: Mowgli’s Story is released.

1999-Television series Popular premieres on WB.

2000-Film Remember the Titans is released.

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2004-television series Kevin Hill premieres.

2005-ABC Series The Night Stalker premieres.

2006-Touchstone film The Guardian starring Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher is released.

2009-Disney launches the Disney Parks Blog.

2013-Television series Betrayal premieres.

2015-Downtown Disney becomes Disney Springs.

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This Day in Disney History September 28th

1931-Silly Symphony cartoon The Clock Store is released.

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1935-Mickey Mouse cartoon On Ice is released.

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1955-Television show Jiminy Crickett Presents Bongo airs.

1959-Final episode of Zorro airs.

1969-Part 2 of Television show My Dog, the Thief airs.

1975-Television special The Outlaw Cats of Colossal Caves airs.

1982-Annual Passport introduced at Walt Disney World that now offered year long admission to the parks.

1986-Television movie Hero in the Family airs.

1987-Touchstone film Outrageous Fortune is released.

1991-Television series The Commish premieres on ABC.

1994-Direct-to-video movie Muppet Classic Theater is released.

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Touchstone film directed by Tim Burton Ed Wood starring Johnny Depp, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jeffrey Jones and Bill Murray is released.

1996-Tomorrowland attraction Tomorrowland Speedway opens in Magic Kingdom, it replaces the Grand Circuit Prix.

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1997-Television series Wonderful World of Disney premieres on ABC.

2002-Backlot attraction Hunchback of Notre Dame-A Musical Spectacular ends its run at Disney-MGM Studios.

2003-Playhouse Disney series JoJo’s Circus premieres.

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ABC Series 10-8 premieres.

2006-Television series Ugly Betty premieres.

2007-Film The Game Plan starring Dwight “The Rock” Johnson, Madison Pettis and Kyra Sedgwick is released.

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Phineas and Ferb episode Lawn Gnome Beach Party of Terror airs.

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2010-Television series No Ordinary Family premieres on ABC.

2011-ABC Sitcom Suburgatory airs.

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2012-Final episode of Code 9 airs.

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This Day in Disney History September 27th

1947-Animated film Fun and Fancy Free is released.

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1965-Soap Opera Never Too Young premieres on ABC.

Soap Opera The Nurses premieres on ABC.

1970-Part 2 of Television special A Boy Who Stole an Elephant airs.

1985-Film The Journey of Natty Gann is released.

Tomorrowland show Show Biz Is ends at Magic Kingdom.

1991-Touchstone film Deceived starring Goldie Hawn is released.

Direct-to-Video movie Simply Mad About the Mouse is released.

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1992-Television series Woops! premieres on Fox.

1993-the Land pavilion attraction Listen to the Land closes at EPCOT Center’s Future World.

Future World tour Tomorrow’s Harvest closes at EPCOT Center’s The Land.

2002-Touchstone film Sweet Home Alabama starring Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas and Patrick Dempsey is released.

Television series That Was Then premieres on ABC.

2005-ABC series Commander in Chief airs.

2007-Television series Big Shots premieres on ABC.

2008-Pleasure Island closes its nightclubs once and for all.

2012-Television series Last Resort premieres.

2014-Mickey Avenue attraction Studio Tram Tour closes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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2015-ABC series Blood and Oil premieres.

ABC series Quantico premieres.

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This Day in Disney History September 26th

1930-Silly Symphony cartoon Monkey Melodies is released.

1936-Silly Symphony cartoon Three Blind Mouseketeers is released.

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1947-Character Eeva Beega premieres in Mickey Mouse Club Strip.

1956-Television show Searching for Nature’s Mysteries airs.

1964-Animated series Hoppity Hooper premieres on ABC.

1965-Part 1 of Television show The Adventures of Galleger: The Case of Murder airs.

1971-Part 1 of Hacksaw airs.

1981-Television series Walt Disney premieres.

1982-Television series Matt Houston premieres on ABC.

1986-Television series Sidekicks premieres.

Television show Today’s Business premieres.

1990-Television series Cop Rock premieres on ABC.

1991-Backlot restaurant Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Disney-MGM Studios parade Dinosaurs Live premieres.

Hyperion publishing releases its first book Amazing Grace.

1997-Television series Teen Angel premieres.

Television series You Wish premieres on ABC.

1998-Hollywood Boulevard attraction Superstar Television closes at Disney-MGM Studios.

1999-Television series Snoops premieres on ABC.

2001-According to Jim premieres on ABC.

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2003-Touchstone film Under the Tuscan Sun starring Diane Lane is released.

Television series Hope & Faith premieres.

2007-Television series Private Practice airs.

Television series Dirty Sexy Money premieres on ABC.

2008-Touchstone film Mircale at St. Anna is released.

Disney Channel series Suite Life on Deck premieres.

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2011-Disney Junior series 3rd and Bird premieres.

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Television series The Chew premieres.

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2012-Sitcom The Neighbors premieres.

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2015-Disney X D Series Guardians of the Galaxy premieres.

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This Day in Disney History September 25th

1929-Disney Legend Barbara Walters is born.

1931-Mickey Mouse cartoon Fishin’ Around is released.

1942-Donald Duck cartoon The Vanishing Private is released.

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1957-Television show Adventure in Wildwood Heart airs.

1959-Final episode of Mickey Mouse Club airs.

1966-Television show The Legend of El Blanco airs.

1970-Final episode of The Best of Everything airs on ABC.

1986-News Series Our World premieres on ABC.

1991-Television series Good and Evil premieres.

2001-Television series Scrubs premieres.

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Television series Philly premieres on ABC.

2002-Television series MDs premieres.

2007-Television series Reaper premieres.

2009-Touchstone film Surrogates is released.

Fantasyland restaurant Edelweiss Snacks opens in Disneyland.

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Tomorrowland attraction Space Mountain receives it first Halloween makeover as Ghost Galaxy in Disneyland.

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Fireworks show Halloween Screams premieres at Disneyland.

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2011-Disney Channel series Good Luck Charlie airs.

Television series Pan Am premieres.

2013-ABC Sitcom Back in the Game premieres.

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2014-ABC Drama Series How to Get Away with Murder premieres.

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This Day in Disney History September 24th

1936-Disney Legend Jim Henson is born.

1937-Mickey Mouse cartoon Hawaiian Holiday is released.

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1952-Goofy cartoon How to Be a Detective is released.

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1958-Sitcom The Donna Reed Show premieres on ABC.

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1961-Wonderful World of Color premieres on NBC with the first episode “An Adventure in Color/Mathmagic Land.”

1968-Television series The Mod Squad premieres on ABC.

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1977-Television series The Love Boat premieres on ABC.

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1983-Final episode of Walt Disney airs.

The Longer version of Television special Walt Disney’s Mickey and Donald airs.

1984-Frontierland attraction Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade opens in Magic Kingdom.

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1985-China pavilion restaurant Lotus Blossom Cafe opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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1986-The store in Canada Pavillion of EPCOT Center’s World Showcase, La Boutique des Provinces, opens.

1991-Stage Show Hollywood’s Pretty Women premieres at Disney-MGM Studios.

1993-Touchstone film The Program starring James Caan and Halle Barry is released.

Television series Boy Meets World airs.

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1999-Touchstone film Mumford is released.

Disney Channel series The Jersey premieres.

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2004-Touchstone film The Last Shot starring Matthew Brockerick, Alec Baldwin and Ray Liotta is released.

2006-Television series Brothers and Sisters premieres on ABC.

2008-Pilot Gary Unmarried airs.

2009-Television series Flash Forward premieres on ABC.

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2010-Disney Channel animated series Fish Hooks airs.

Touchstone film You Again is released.

2013-Television Show Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. airs.

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Television show Trophy Wife premieres.

Television series Lucky 7 premieres on ABC.

2014-Television series Black-ish premieres on ABC.

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