This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 19th

1906-Disney Legend Jimmy MacDonald is born.

1915-Disney Legend Al Konetzni is born.

1934-Mickey Mouse cartoon Gulliver Mickey is released.

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Film Academy Award Review of Walt Disney Cartoons is released

1939-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Cousin Gus is released.

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1950-Pluto cartoon Primitive Pluto is released.

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1960-Film Pollyanna starring Haley Mills, Jane Wyman, Richard Egan, Karl Malden, Nancy Olsen, Agnes Moorehead, Adolphe Menjou, Donald Crisp and Kevin Corcoran is released.

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1969-Final episode of The Big Valley airs on ABC.

1971-Frontierland attraction Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes opens in Disneyland replacing Indian War Canoes.

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1984-Final episode of Fantasy Island airs on ABC.

1986-Circle Vision film Magic Carpet ‘Round the World closes at Tokyo Disneyland.

1987-Disney Channel series Anne of Avonlea: The Continuing Story of Anne of Green Gables airs.

1990-Disney Channel premiere film Mother Goose Rock ‘n’ Rhyme is released.

1993-Miniseries Wild Palms airs final episode on ABC.

1999-Film Star Wars I The Phantom Menace starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGreggor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Samuel L Jackson, Terrence Stamp, Ian McDairmid, Kenny Baker, Anthony Daniels and Frank Oz is released.

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2000-Live action and animated film Dinosaur is released.

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2005-Film Star Wars III Revenge of the Sith starring Ewan McGreggor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christenson, Ian McDairmid, Samuel L Jackson, Christopher Lee, Temuera Morrison, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz and James Earl Jones is released.

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2006-Mission: Space premieres the Green Team experience in Epcot’s Future World, it is a less intensive version of Mission: Space.

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2008-Television series The Bachelorette premieres, this is it’s second run.

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This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 19th

1906-Disney Legend Jimmy MacDonald is born.

1915-Disney Legend Al Konetzni is born.

1934-Mickey Mouse cartoon Gulliver Mickey is released.

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1939-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Cousin Gus is released.

Donald's Cousin Gus 1

1950-Pluto cartoon Primitive Pluto is released.

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1960-Film Pollyanna starring Haley Mills, Jane Wyman, Richard Egan, Karl Malden, Nancy Olsen, Agnes Moorehead, Adolphe Menjou, Donald Crisp and Kevin Corcoran is released.

Pollyanna

1969-Final episode of The Big Valley airs on ABC.

1971-Frontierland attraction Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes opens in Disneyland replacing Indian War Canoes.

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1984-Final episode of Fantasy Island airs on ABC.

1986-Circle Vision film Magic Carpet ‘Round the World closes at Tokyo Disneyland.

1987-Disney Channel series Anne of Avonlea: The Continuing Story of Anne of Green Gables airs.

1990-Disney Channel premiere film Mother Goose Rock ‘n’ Rhyme is released.

1993-Miniseries Wild Palms airs final episode on ABC.

1999-Film Star Wars I The Phantom Menace starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGreggor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Samuel L Jackson, Terrence Stamp, Ian McDairmid, Kenny Baker, Anthony Daniels and Frank Oz is released.

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2000-Live action and animated film Dinosaur is released.

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2005-Film Star Wars III Revenge of the Sith starring Ewan McGreggor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christenson, Ian McDairmid, Samuel L Jackson, Christopher Lee, Temuera Morrison, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz and James Earl Jones is released.

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2006-Mission: Space premieres the Green Team experience in Epcot’s Future World, it is a less intensive version of Mission: Space.

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2008-Television series The Bachelorette premieres, this is it’s second run.

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This Day in Disney History May 1st

1924-Alice comedy Alice’s Wild West Show is released.

1942-Donald Duck cartoon Donald Gets Drafted is released.

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1943-Educational film Water, Friend or Enemy is delivered to the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs.

1957-Television show Yellowstone Cubs/Bear Country airs.

1977-Empress Lilly riverboat opens at the Walt Disney World Village.

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1982-Television special A Disney Vacation airs.

1988-Part 1 of Splash Too airs.

1989-The 5th Disney Theme Park and 3rd at Walt Disney World, Disney-MGM Studios opens to the public.

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Opening land Hollywood Boulevard opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Hollywood Boulevard attraction The Great Movie Ride opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Hollywood Boulevard attraction Superstar Television opens at Disney-MGM Studios.

Hollywood Boulevard theater Theater of the Stars opens at Disney-MGM Studios.

Hollywood Boulevard store Crossroads of the World opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Hollywood Boulevard store Mickey’s of Hollywood opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Hollywood Boulevard store Sid Cahuenga’s One-of-a-Kind opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Hollywood Boulevard restaurant Hollywood Brown Derby opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Hollywood Boulevard restaurant Hollywood & Vine opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Hollywood Boulevard restaurant Starring Rolls Cafe opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Backlot area New York Streets open at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Backlot attraction Monster Sound Show opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

Backlot restaurant 50’s Prime Time Cafe opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Backlot restaurant Backlot Express opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

Backlot restaurant Dinosaur Gertie’s Ice Cream of Extinction opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Backlot restaurant Min & Bill’s Dockside Diner opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Mickey Avenue attraction Backstage Studio Tour opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

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Mickey Avenue attraction Mickey and Mikey premieres at Disney-MGM Studios.

Mickey Avenue attraction The Lottery opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

Animation Courtyard attraction the Magic of Disney Animation opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

Back to Neverland an attraction in Animation Courtyard opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

Animation Courtyard store Animation Gallery opens up at Disney-MGM Studios.

Animation Courtyard restaurant Soundstage Restaurant opens up at Disney-MGM Studios.

Mickey Avenue restaurant Studio Catering Co opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Disney Classics Theater opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

Night Club district Pleasure Island opens near Disney Village then became a part of Downtown Disney.

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Pleasure Island Nightclub Comedy Warehouse opens.

Pleasure Island Nightclub Mannequins opens.

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Pleasure Island club Neon Armadillo Music Saloon opens at Disney Village Marketplace.

Club X2FR Rockin’ Rollerdome opens in Pleasure Island.

1990-Television series America’s Funniest People premieres on ABC.

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1997-Part 3 of miniseries The Shining airs on ABC.

1998-Touchstone film He Got Game is released.

Adventureland attraction Enchanted Tiki Room-Under New Management opens at Magic Kingdom replacing Tropical Serenade.

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1999-Animated series Mickey MouseWorks premieres.

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2001-Dinoland USA attraction Countdown to Extinction changes its name to Dinosaur in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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2006-Fantasyland restaurant Village Fry Shoppe opens in Magic Kingdom replacing Lumiere’s.

2009-Film X-Men Origins: Wolverine starring Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston, Lynn Collins, Dominic Monaghan, Taylor Kitsch and Patrick Stewart is released.

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2015-Film Avengers: Age of Ultron is released.

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