This Day in History

This Day in Disney History June 3rd

1928-Disney Legend Harold P “Harry” Archinal is born.

1949-Donald Duck cartoon Winter Storage is released.


1960-Main Street USA restaurant Puffin Bakery closes at Disneyland.

1989-Disney Channel premiere film Looking for Miracles airs.

1994-Touchstone film Renaissance Man starring Danny DeVito, Cliff Robertson and Mark Whalberg is released.


1996-Gameshow Debt airs on Lifetime.

2001-3rd run of Disney Channel series Bug Juice airs.

2006-Final episode of The Buzz on Maggie airs.

2010-Disney Legend Rue McClanahan dies.


2011-Disney Legend Wally Boag dies.


Film X-Men First Class starring James MacAvoy,Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne, Jeniffer Lawrence, January Jones, Nicholas Hoult and Hugh Jackman is released.


New Orleans Square store Mademoiselle Antionette’s Parfumerie opens in Disneyland.

Tomorrowland attraction Star Tours II-the Adventures Continue opens in Disneyland.


Paradise Pier Attraction The Little Mermaid-Ariel’s Undersea Adventure opens in California Adventure.


Paradise Pier store Seaside Souvenirs opens at California Adventure, it is a rethemed Souvenir 66.

Paradise Pier restaurant Corn Dog Castle reopens at California Adventure.

2013-ABC Family series The Fosters premieres.

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.


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


1948-Film Melody Time is released.


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.


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


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.


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.

sound  sound1

sound2  sound3

sound4  sound5

sound6  sound7


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.

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.


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.


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.


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

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


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.


2000-Live action and animated film Dinosaur is released.


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.


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.

This Day in History

National Caramel Day in Disney History

1930-Disney Legend Mary Costa is born.

1940-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Dog Laundry is released.


1956-Tomorrowland attraction Bathroom of Tomorrow opens in Disneyland.

1985-Game Show Trivia Trap airs final episode on ABC.

1986-Mini series Return to Treasure Island airs on Disney Channel.

1991-Hollywood Picture film The Marrying Man starring Kim Bassinger, Alec Baldwin, Robert Loggia and Armand Asante is released.

Television series The 100 Lives of Savage Black Jack premieres.

1998-Wonderful World of Disney movie Tourist Trap starring Daniel Stern, Julie Hagerty and Paul Giamatti airs.


2002-Film Big Trouble starring Tim Allen, Stanley Tucci, Patrick Warburton, Zooey Deschenal, Johnny Knoxville and Rene Russo is released, based upon  a book by Dave Barry.

Disney Channel original movie Tru Confessions starring Shia LeBeouf airs.

2009-Disney Legend Bob Booth dies.

2011-Final episode of No Ordinary Family airs on ABC.

2012-Television series Scandal premieres on ABC.


2014-Disneyland Paris hosts first annual Swing into Spring.


This Day in History

This Day in Disney History April 2nd

1899-Disney Legend Bill Garity is born.

1908-Disney Legend and Actor Buddy Ebsen is born.

1928-Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon Sagebrush Sadie is released.

1940-Stock for the Walt Disney Company becomes available.

1943-Pluto cartoon Private Pluto is released.


1961-Television show Zorro: Auld Acquaintances airs.

1963-Final episode of Hawaiian Eye airs on ABC.

1967-Television show A Salute to Alaska airs.

1971-Final episode of Dark Shadows airs on ABC.

1972-Part 2 of Teleision show Michael O’Hara and the Fourth airs.

1984-Final episode of Automan airs on ABC.

1993-Film The Adventures of Huck Finn starring Elijah Wood is released.


The parade Aladdin’s Royal Caravan premieres at Disneyland.


1997-Television series Smart Guy premieres on WB.

2000-Wonderful World of Disney movie Mail to the Chief airs.

2004-Animated film Home on the Range with the voice talents of Rosanne Barr, Judi Dench, Jennifer Tilly, Cuba Gooding Jr., Randy Quaid and Steve Bucsemi is released.


Frontierland attraction Big Thunder Ranch opens in Disneyland.

2005-Part 2 of Wonderful World of Disney Movie Little House on the Prairie airs.

2007-Tomorrowland attraction Monsters, Inc., Laugh Floor Comedy Club opens in Magic Kingdom.


2009-Big Thunder Barbecue reopens and returns to Frontierland of Disneyland.

2011-Disney Legend and Imagineer Collin Campbell dies.


2016-Backlot attraction Lights, Motors, Action! closes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios after a successful 11 year run.


Backlot attraction Honey, I Shrunk the Kids-Movie set closes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Streets of America closes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

This Day in History

This Day in Disney History March 4th

1914-Disney Legend and one of the Nine Old Men Ward Kimball is born.

1932-Disney Legend Frank Wells is born.

1945-Actress Lucille La Verne dies, she is the voice of the Evil Queen/Old Crone on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.


1960-Television show Texas John Slaughter: Geronimo’s Revenge airs.

1962-Television special Carnival Time airs.

1968-Talk show The Dick Cavett Show premieres on ABC.


1973-Television special Chester, Yesterday’s Horse airs.

1987-Television series Harry premieres.

1989-Television series Chip ‘n’ Dale’s Rescue Rangers airs.


1992-Disney Legend Art Babbit dies.


Television series Young Indiana Jones Chronicles airs.


1994-Film Angie starring Geena Davis is released.

1995-Television special 40 Years of Adventure airs.

1997-Television series The Practice premieres on ABC.


1998-Final episode of 101 Dalmatians: The Series airs.

2003-ABC Series The Family airs.

2005-Film The Pacifier starring Vin Diesel, Lauren Graham, Brad Garrett and Brittany Snow is released.

The Pacifier

2011-Animation Courtyard show Disney Junior-Live on Stage premieres at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, it replaces Playhouse Disney-Live on Stage.


2012-Television series GCB premieres.

2016-Walt Disney Studios Animated film Zootopia is released.

This Day in History

This Day in Disney History February 8th

1952-Animated short Lambert the Sheepish Lion is released.


1956-Television show Survival in Nature airs.

1968-Film Blackbeard’s Ghost starring Peter Ustinov, Dean Jones and Suzanne Plushette is released.


1970-Part 2 of Television show Smoke airs.

1980-Film Midnight Madness is released.

Final episode of B.A.D. Cats airs on ABC.

1983-Television show A Valentine from Disney airs.

1987-Television movie The Liberators airs.

1996-Last episode of Muppets Tonight airs.

2001-Disney’s California Adventure Opens, it is the second theme park of Disneyland, and the 8th theme park of Disney.  Despite the mixed reactions and becoming butt of many jokes it eventually evolves into a park that is loved by millions.


Sunshine Plaza store Engine Ear Toys opens in Disney’s California Adventure.

Sunshine Plaza store Greetings from California: Everything Under the Sun opens in California Adventure.


Sunshine Plaza restaurant Baker’s Field Bakery opens in Disney’s California Adventure.

Sunshine Plaza restaurant Burrrbank Ice Cream opens in Disney’s California Adventure.

Land Condor Flats opens in California Adventure.


Condor Flats attraction Soarin’ Over California opens in California Adventure.


Condor Flats store Fly ‘n’ Buy opens in California Adventure.

Condor Flats restaurant Taste Pilots Grill opens in California Adventure.

Grizzly Peak attraction Grizzly River Run opens in California Adventure.


Grizzly Peak store Rushin’ River Outfitters opens at Califonria Adventure.

Grizzly Peak area The Golden Vine Winery opens at California Adventure.


Golden Vine Winery attraction Seasons of the Vine opens at California Adventure.

Golden Vine Winery restaurant Wine Country Market opens at California Adventure.

Bay area attraction Golden Dreams opens in California Adventure.

Land Paradise Pier opens in California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction California Screamin’ opens in Disney’s California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction King Triton’s Carousel of the Sea opens in California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction The Sun Wheel opens at California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction Maliboomer opens at California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction Orange Stinger opens at California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction Mulholland Madness opens at California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction Jumpin’s Jellyfish opens at California Adventure.


Paradise Pier attraction Golden Zephyr opens at California Adventure.


Paradise Pier restaurant Avalon Cove opens in California Adventure.

Paradise Pier attraction Boudin Bakery opens  in California Adventure.

Pacific Wharf attraction Mission Tortilla Factory opens in California Adventure.

Paradise Pier restaurant Cocina Cocamunga Mexicana Grille opens in California Adventure.

Pacific Wharf restaurant Lucky Fortune Cookery opens in California Adventure.

Paradise Pier restaurant Pacific Wharf Cafe opens up in California Adventure.

Bountiful Valley 4D attraction It’s Tough To Be a Bug opens in California Adventure.


The Land Hollywood Backlot opens in California Adventure.


Hollywood Backlot 4D attraction  Muppet Vision 3D opens in California Adventure.

Hollywood Backlot attraction Superstar Limo opens in California Adventure.


Hollywood Backlot attraction Hyperion Theatre opens at California Adventure.

Hollywood Backlot show Step in Time begins at California Adventure.

Hollywood Backlot attraction Disney Animation Building opens up in California Adventure.

animation animation1

Hollywood Backlot store Gone Hollywood opens in California Adventure.

Hollywood Backlot store Off the Page opens in California Adventure.

ABC Soap Opera Bistro Opens Up.

Hollywood Backlot restaurant Award Wieners opens in California Adventure.

2008-Phineas and Ferb episode The Magnificent Few airs.


2009-Disney Channel series Sonny with a Chance premieres.