This Day in History

This Day in Disney History October 24th

1910-Disney Legend Poul Brahe Pederson is born.

1929-Silly Symphony cartoon Springtime is released.

1941-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Camera airs.

camera

1956-Television special Behind the Cameras in Lapland/Alaskan Eskimo airs.

1958-Television show Rusty and the Falcon airs.

1984-Television special A Disney Halloween airs.

1994-Animated series Gargoyles premieres.

disney-gargoyles-clan

2001-ABC Family premieres after Disney acquires it from Fox.  Originally it was Fox Family. It is now known as Freeform.

2002-Final episode of Push, Nevada airs.

2003-Animated series House of Mouse airs final episode.

2008-Movie High School Musical 3: Senior Year is released.

high-school-musical-3-senior-year-extended-edition-20090219021210251-000

2012-Disney Legend Lucille Martin dies.

martin

2014-Magic Kingdom Parade Move It! Shake It! Dance & Play It! premieres at Walt Disney World.

uytyte735666

Advertisements
Standard
This Day in History

This Day in Disney History September 14th

1955-True-Life Adventure The African Lion is released.

Animated short Peter and the Wolf is released.

peterwolf

1964-President Lyndon B. Johnson presents Walt Disney with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

WaltAndJohnson0002

Television series Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea premieres on ABC.

voyage sub

1969-Television show Wild Geese Calling airs.

Television series Wonderful World of Disney premieres on NBC.

1975-Part 1 of Television special The Boy Who Talked with Badgers airs.

1980-Fantasyland attraction Mickey Mouse Revue closes at Magic Kingdom.

1985-Television series Disney’s Adventures of the Gummi Bears airs on NBC.

gummibears1

Animated series Disney’s Wuzzels airs on CBS.

Live Action series The Golden Girls premieres.

girls

1991-Television special Disney Afternoon Live! at Disneyland airs.

Television series Nurses premieres.

Nighttime spectacular Main Street Electrical Parade ends its first run at Magic Kingdom.

electrical3

1994-Television series All American Girl airs.

1995-Television series Charlie Grace premieres on ABC.

2001-Disney Channel original movie The Poof Point airs.

Hollywood Backlot attraction Who Wants To Be a Millionaire-Play It opens at California Adventure.

2002-Animated series Disney’s Fillmore premieres.

ABC Saturday morning block of Kids programs entitled ABC Kids premieres.

2007-Liberty Square attraction The Haunted Mansion reopens with updated effects.

birthday cake 020

2009-Pacific Wharf restaurant Cocina Cucamonga Mexicana Grill opens in California Adventure having moved and replaced Lucky Fortune Cookery.

ocina

Standard
This Day in History

This Day in Disney History August 27th

1931-Silly Symphony cartoon Egyptian Melodies is released.

egypt

1943-Animated short Reason and Emotion is released.

1948-Donald Duck cartoon Inferior Decorator is released.

0

1949-Final episode of Stand By For Crime airs on ABC.

1955-Fantasyland attraction Mickey Mouse Club Theater opens in Disneyland.

08271955_WDA_TDID_MMCTheater

1988-Television movie A Friendship in Vienna airs.

1993-Hollywood picture film Father Hood starring Patrick Swayze, Halle Berry, Diane Ladd, Sabrina Lloyd and Brian Bonsall is released.

1994-Animated series Marsupilami airs its final episode.

1995-Aladdin’s Royal Caravan ends at Disney-MGM Studios.

1996-Television series Homeboys in Outer Space premieres.

1998-Main Street USA store Camera Center closes in Magic Kingdom.

Main Street USA store Town Square Exposition Hall opens in Magic Kingdom.

CameraCenter

1999-Touchstone film The 13th Warrior starring Antonio Banderas and Omar Shariff is released.

13

2011-Kids morning programing block on ABC entitled ABC Kids ends.

Standard
This Day in History

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.

flowers

Silly Symphony cartoon Just Dogs is released.

dogs

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.

victoryvehicles

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

trial

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.

navigator

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

ril

1994-Restaurant Odyssey closes in Epcot.

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

disney-magic

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

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.

village

Final episode of Life with Bonnie airs.

2008-Final episode of Dave the Barbarian airs.

2010-Disney X D series Aaron Stone ends.

Standard
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.

gulliver

Film Academy Award Review of Walt Disney Cartoons is released

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

Donald's Cousin Gus 1

1950-Pluto cartoon Primitive Pluto is released.

primitive

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.

davy-crocketts-explorer-canoes_alt

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.

phantom

2000-Live action and animated film Dinosaur is released.

220px-Dinosaurmovieposter

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.

Revenge-of-the-Sith-star-wars-revenge-of-the-sith-29322525-1980-1136

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

teamgreen teamorange

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

Standard
This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 15th

1908-Disney Legend Joe Grant is born.

1930-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Cactus Kid is released.

1937-Silly Symphony cartoon Little Hiawatha is released.

hiawatha

1977-Television special Disney’s Greatest Villains airs.

1979-Final episode of Starsky & Hutch airs on ABC.

1988-Television movie Justin Case airs.

1995-Restaurant California Grill opens atop the Contemporary Resort.

grill

Part 2 of mini series The Langoliers airs on ABC.

1998-Touchstone film The Horse Whisperer starring Robert Redford is released.

1999-Disney Channel original movie The Thirteenth Year airs.

2001-Fantillusion ends its run in Tokyo Disneyland.

2015-California Adventure opens the land Grizzly Peak Airfield, retheming Condor Flats into this new area.

GPNO707337-321x465

New store Humprey’s Service & Supply opens in Grizzly Peak Airfield, replacing Fly ‘n’ Buy.

GPNO707332-600x422

2016-Disney Springs opens the Town Center, the last major area of the Disney Springs expansion to open.  Among the more famous residents to open this day are Sprinkles and D-Luxe Burgers.

Boardwalk Inn resort opens an Ample Hills Creamery.

Standard
This Day in History

This Day in Disney History April 28th

1930-Silly Symphony cartoon Night is released.

1939-Donald Duck cartoon Hockey Champ is released.

champ

1950-Donald Duck cartoon Trailer Horn is released.

horn

1968-Television show Nature’s Charter Tours airs.

1995-Hollywood Picture A Pyromaniac’s Love Story is released.

1997-Fantasyland restaurant Cinderella’s Royal Table opens in Magic Kingdom, replacing King Stephan’s Banquet Hall.

Cinderella-royal-table-00

Part 2 of Miniseries The Shining airs on ABC.

2002-Marketplace icon Captain’s Tower closes to become the Disney’s Pin Traders location in Downtown Disney.

0111-2002

2004-Final episode of Rolie Polie Olie airs.

2006-Touchstone film Stick It starring Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym and Vanessa Lengies is released.

stick

2008-Fantasyland attraction It’s a Small World opens at Hong Kong Disneyland.

smallworldhongkong

Store Abu’s Bazaar opens in Arabian Coast of Tokyo DisneySea.

2010-Television series Happy Town premieres on ABC.

2016-Earful Tower is taken down at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

earful

Standard