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This Day in Disney History May 27th

1911-Actor Vincent Price is born.  He will voice Ratigan in The Great Mouse Detective and the narrator on Vincent.

1922-Actor Sir Christopher Lee is born.

1933-Silly Symphony Three Little Pigs is released.

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1938-Silly Symphony cartoon Wynken, Blynken and Nod is released.

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1948-Film Melody Time is released.

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1987-Television special An All New  Adventure in Disney’s Sport Goofy: Featuring Sport Goofy in Soccermania airs on NBC.

1992-Sequoia Lodge opens at Euro Disney now Disneyland Paris.

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1995-Main Street USA restaurant Casey’s Corner opens in Magic Kingdom replacing Refreshment Corner.

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1998-Disney Legend Ken O’Connor dies.

2006-Film X-Men: The Last Stand starring Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellan, Halle Berry, James Marsden, Famke Jansen, Rebecca Romijn, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Grammer, Shawn Ashmore, Aaron Stanford, Vinnie Jones, Ellen Page, Ben Foster and Ken Leung is released.

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Final episode of The Buzz on Maggie airs.

2009-Animated series The Goode Family premieres on ABC.

2010-Final episode of Flash Forward airs on ABC.

2011-Parade entitled Mickey’s Soundsational Parade premieres in Disneyland.

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2013-Television series Mistresses premieres.

2016-Film Alice through the Looking Glass is released.

Film X-Men: Apocalypse is released.

California Adventure show Frozen Live at the Hyperion opens at the Hyperion Theater in Hollywoodland.

Discovery Island restaurant Tiffin’s opens in Animal Kingdom.

Nighttime safari premieres on Kilimanjaro Safaris at Animal Kingdom.

The Tree of Life at Animal Kingdom now shows nighttime projections.

Nighttime show The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic premieres at Animal Kingdom.  This is a temporary show that keeps the cast working while Rivers of Light is still being worked on.

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Veteran’s Day in Disney History

1926-Disney Legend Collin Campbell is born.

1946-Donald Duck cartoon Frank Duck’s Bring em Back Alive is released.

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1953-Donald Duck cartoon Working for Peanuts is released.

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1960-Disney Legend Armand Palivoda dies.

1988-Touchstone film Ernest Saves Christmas starring Jim Varney, Douglas Seale, Oliver Clark and Noelle Parker is released.

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Disney Channel Premiere Film Good Old Boy premieres.

1991-Film Billy Bathgate is released.

1992-Film Aladdin is released

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1994-Film The Santa Clause starring Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, David Krumholtz, Peter Boyle and Eric Lloyd is released.

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1995-Television movie The Barefoot Executive airs.

1997-Direct to video movie Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas with the voice talents of Paige O’Hara, Robbie Benson, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, Angela Lansbury, Bernadette Peters and Tim Curry is released.

2008-Disney Legend Horst Koblischek dies.

2008-Disneyland parade, Parade of Dreams has its final run.

2010-Touchstone film The Tempest is released.

2011-Disney Channel original movie Geek Charming airs.

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2015-Tangled Musical premieres on Disney Cruise Lines.

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This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 27th

1911-Actor Vincent Price is born.  He will voice Ratigan in The Great Mouse Detective and the narrator on Vincent.

1922-Actor Sir Christopher Lee is born.

1933-Silly Symphony Three Little Pigs is released.

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1938-Silly Symphony cartoon Wynken, Blynken and Nod is released.

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1948-Film Melody Time is released.

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1987-Television special An All New  Adventure in Disney’s Sport Goofy: Featuring Sport Goofy in Soccermania airs on NBC.

1992-Sequoia Lodge opens at Euro Disney now Disneyland Paris.

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1995-Main Street USA restaurant Casey’s Corner opens in Magic Kingdom replacing Refreshment Corner.

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1998-Disney Legend Ken O’Connor dies.

2006-Film X-Men: The Last Stand starring Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellan, Halle Berry, James Marsden, Famke Jansen, Rebecca Romijn, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Grammer, Shawn Ashmore, Aaron Stanford, Vinnie Jones, Ellen Page, Ben Foster and Ken Leung is released.

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Final episode of The Buzz on Maggie airs.

2009-Animated series The Goode Family premieres on ABC.

2010-Final episode of Flash Forward airs on ABC.

2011-Parade entitled Mickey’s Soundsational Parade premieres in Disneyland.

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2013-Television series Mistresses premieres.

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1905-Disney Legend Floyd Gottfredson is born.

1927-Actress Pat Carroll is born.

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1929-Disney Legend Ilene Woods is born.

1969-Final episode of The Outcasts airs on ABC.

1984-Disney Channel icon DTV premieres.  They take popular songs and overlay them with Disney Animation.

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1958-Pay-TV movie for Disney Channel The Undergrads starring Art Carney airs.

1986-Final episode of Hardcastle and McCormick airs on ABC.

1987-Disney Dollars is introduced, though highly mocked by popular media, it is acceptable as currency in Disney Stores and Parks.

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1988-Final episode of Hotel airs on ABC.

Final episode of Max Headroom airs on ABC.

1990-Animated series Tale Spin premieres.

Final episode of B.L. Stryker airs on ABC.

2004-Hollywood Backlot attraction The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror opens in California Adventure.

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2005-Main Street USA attraction Disneyland: The First 50 Magical Years premieres.  It stars Steve Martin and Donald Duck who discuss the history of Disney.

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Tomorrowland attraction Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters opens in Disneyland.

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Disneyland parade, Parade of Dreams premieres.

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Nighttime spectacular Remember…Dreams Come True premieres at Disneyland.

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Block Party Bash premieres at California Adventure.

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Fantasyland show Cinderellabration premieres at Magic Kingdom.

The Land pavilion attraction Soarin’ opens in Epcot’s Future World.

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Backlot show Lights, Motors, Action! premieres at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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2006-Playhouse Disney series Mickey Mouse Clubhouse premieres.

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New Orleans Square attraction The Haunted Mansion reopens featuring updated effects and changes to the attic scene.

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2013-Final episode of Red Widow airs on ABC.

2015-Series Forever ends on ABC.

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This Day in Disney History March 27th

1901-Disney Legend Carl Barks is born.

1957-Television special Donald’s Award airs.

1959-Television show Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom airs.

1961-Fantasyland attraction Snow White’s Grotto opens in Disneyland.

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1983-Miniseries The Thorn Birds premieres on ABC.

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1989-The Walt Disney World Casting Center opens.

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1994-Television movie The Corpse Had a Familiar Face airs.

1996-Final episode of Buddies airs.

1998-Film Meet the Deedles is released.

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2002-Television series Wednesdays 9:30 (8:30 Central) premieres.

2005-Television series Grey’s Anatomy premieres.

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2009-Phineas and Ferb episode The  Lake Nose Monster airs.

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Parade entitled Celebrate!-A Street Party premieres at Disneyland.

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