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This Day in Disney History May 6th

1916-Disney Legend Adriana Caselotti, voice of Snow White, is born.

1938-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey’s Trailer is released.

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1984-Disney Channel premiere film Gone Are the Days airs.

1985-Disney Channel series Dumbo’s Circus is released.

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1988-Norway pavilion opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Norway pavilion store Fjording opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Norway pavilion restaurant Akershus opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Norway pavilion restaurant Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase Tour.

1989-Disney Channel series Teen Win, Lose or Draw premieres.

1990-Television show The Muppets at Walt Disney World airs.

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1991-The Walt Disney Company joins the prestigious list the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

1995-ABC original movie Freaky Friday airs.

2005-Disney Legend Joe Grant dies.

2011-Film Thor starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgard, Kat Dennings and Clark Gregg is released.

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Disney Channel show A.N.T. Farm airs.

Final episode of Suite Life on Deck airs.

2012-Final episode of GCB airs.

2016-Marvel film Captain America: Civil War is released.

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This Day in Disney History November 17th

1907-Disney Legend Les Clark is born.

1934-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Dognapper is released.

1948-Variety show Buzzy Wuzzy premieres on ABC.

1954-Television Show The Donald Duck Story airs.

1963-Television show The Truth About Mother Goose airs.

1978-Television special Star Wars Holiday Special airs.

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1984-Part 2 of Television show Mickey, Donald and Sport Goofy Show airs.

1985-Disney Channel movie The Blue Yonder starring Peter Coyote and Art Carney airs.

1989-Animated classic The Little Mermaid is generally released throughout the country sparking what will be dubbed the Disney Rennaissance.

1995-Television special “Aladdin on Ice” airs on CBS

2002-Wonderful World of Disney movie Mr. St. Nick airs.

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This Day in Disney History October 21st

1911-Disney Legend Mary Blair is born.

1951-Goofy cartoon Fathers are People is released.

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1962-Television show Man is His Own Worse Enemy airs.

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1973-Part 2 of Television Show Mustang! airs.

1990-Disney Channel movie Back to Hannible: The Return of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn starring Ned Beaty airs.

1994-Touchstone film The Puppet Masters starring Donald Sutherland is released.

1997-Animated short Three Little Pigs is released.

2003-Movie George of the Jungle II starring Thomas Haden Church is released.

2005-Touchstone film Shopgirl starring Steve Martin and Claire Daines is released.

Pleasure Island restaurant Raglan Road opens in Downtown Disney replacing Pleasure Island Jazz Co.

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This Day in Disney History October 7th

1918-Disney Legend Norman Palmer is born.

1919-Disney Legend Betty Taylor is born.

1959-Television series Hawaiian Eye premieres on ABC.

1962-Part 2 of Television show Escapade in Florence starring Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello airs.

1971-Film Bedknobs and Broomsticks starring Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowell and Sam Jaffe is released in England.

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1973-Part 1 of Television show Mustang! airs.

1981-Film The Watcher in the Woods starring Bette Davis and David McCallum is released with the new ending.

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1983-Film Never Cry Wolf is released.

1984-Disney Channel movie Love Leads the Way airs.

1985-Disney Channel series Danger Bay airs.

1989-Final episode of American Bandstand airs on ABC.

1998-Stage Musical “AIDA” premieres.

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Tomorrowland attraction Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin opens in Magic Kingdom.

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2002-A bug’s Land opens in Disney’s California Adventure replacing Bountiful Valley.

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2004-Television series life as we know it premieres.

2011-Touchstone film Real Steel starring Hugh Jackman and Evangeline Lilly is released.

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1888-Disney Legend Maurice Chevalier is born.

1936-Donald Duck cartoon Donald and Pluto is released.

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1941-Donald Duck cartoon Old MacDonald Duck is released.

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1947-Donald Duck cartoon Wide Open Spaces is released.

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1956-Television Special Antartica–Past and Present airs.

1958-Television series Walt Disney Presents premieres on ABC.

1960-Game Show Seven Keys premieres on ABC.

1966-Television series The Rat Patrol premieres on ABC.

Television series Felony Squad premieres on ABC.

1976-America on Parade ends at Disneyland.

1979-Disney Legend Les Clark or dies.

1982-Final episode of Code Red airs on ABC.

1986-Journey Into Imagination pavilion 3D Show Captain EO opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

1987-Final episode of Down and Out in Beverly Hills airs.

1989-Television series Life Goes On premieres on ABC.

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1992-Animated series Disney’s The Little Mermaid premieres.

Series Finale of The Golden Girls airs.

1993-Television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman premieres on ABC.

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1994-Television series Judge for Yourself premieres.

2004-Playhouse Disney channel series Higglytown Heroes premieres.

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2005-The Eleventh park Hong Kong Disneyland opens outside Hong Kong China.

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Hong Kong Disneyland Railroad opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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The Land Main Street USA opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Main Street USA attraction Fire Station opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Main Street USA store Emporium opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Main Street USA restaurant Main Street Corner Cafe opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Main Street USA restaurant Market House Bakery opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Main Street USA restaurant Plaza Inn opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Adventureland opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Adventureland attraction The Jungle River Cruise opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Adventureland attraction Festival of the  Lion King opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Adventureland attraction Tarzan’s Treehouse opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Adventureland store Professor Porter’s Trading Post opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Tahitian Terrace restaurant opens in Adventureland of Hong Kong Disneyland.

Adventureland restaurant River View Cafe opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

The land Fantasyland opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Fantasyland attraction and park icon Sleeping Beauty Castle opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Fantasyland attraction Cinderella’s Carousel opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Fantasyland attraction Mickey’s Philharmagic opens at Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Fantasyland attraction The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Fantasyland attraction Mad Hatter’s Tea Cups opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Fantasyland attraction Dumbo the Flying Elephant opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Fantasyland attraction Storybook Theater opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Fantasyland Show The Golden Mickeys premieres at the Storybook Theater.

Fantasyland attraction Fantasy Gardens opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Fantasyland store Merlin’s Treasures opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Fantasyland store Pooh Corner opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Fantasyland store Storybook Shoppe opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Fantasyland restaurant Clopin’s Festival of Foods opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Fantasyland restaurant Royal Banquet Hall opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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The Land Tomorrowland opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Tomorrowland attraction Orbitron opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Tomorrowland attraction Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Tomorrowland attraction Space Mountain opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Tomorrowland store Space Traders opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Tomorrowland store Star Command Suppliers opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Tomorrowland restaurant Comet Cafe opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

Tomorrowland restaurant Starliner Diner opens in Hong Kong Disneyland.

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Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel opens.

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Hollywood Hotel opens at Hong Kong Disneyland.

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2006-Television series Men In Trees premieres.

2008-Phineas and Ferb episode The Flying Fishmonger airs.

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This Day in Disney History August 15th

1901-Disney Legend Ned Washington is born.

1946-Animated film Make Mine Music is released.

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1994-Magazine Family PC publishes first issue.

1999-Disney Cruise Lines Disney Wonder takes her maiden voyage.

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2003-Touchstone film Open Range starring Robert Duvall and Kevin Costner is released.

Disney Channel movie The Cheetah Girls airs.

Pavilion Mission: Space opens in Epcot’s Future World.

Mission: Space attraction opens in Epcot’s Future World.

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Mission: Space attraction Advanced Training Lab opens in Epcot’s Future World.

Mission: Space store Cargo Bay opens in Epcot’s Future World.

2008-Animated film Star Wars The Clone Wars is released.

2009-Disney Legend Virginia Davis passes away.

2010-Disney Legend Harrison Price passes away.

Final episode of Scoundrels airs on ABC.

2012-Movie The Odd Life of Timothy Green starring Jennifer Garner is released.

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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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