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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.

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This Day in Disney History November 24th

1950-Animated short Morris the Midget Moose is released.

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1955-Fantasyland attraction Mickey Mouse Club Circus premieres at Disneyland.


1968-Part 1 of Television show The Treasure of San Bosco Reef airs.

1983-Television show Sport Goofy airs third part.

1985-Television movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor airs.

1999-Pixar film Toy Story 2 featuring the voice talents of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammar, Don Rickles, John Ratzenberger, Wallace Shawn, Jim Varney, Wayne Knight and Annie Potts is released.

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2002-Television movie The Pennsylvania Miner’s Story airs.

2010-Animated film Tangled is released.


2011-New Orleans Square attraction Pirates of the Caribbean reopens in Disneyland after a lengthy refurbishment and now plays both Blackbeard and Davy Jones.

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This Day in Disney History September 25th

1929-Disney Legend Barbara Walters is born.

1931-Mickey Mouse cartoon Fishin’ Around is released.

1942-Donald Duck cartoon The Vanishing Private is released.


1957-Television show Adventure in Wildwood Heart airs.

1959-Final episode of Mickey Mouse Club airs.

1966-Television show The Legend of El Blanco airs.

1970-Final episode of The Best of Everything airs on ABC.

1986-News Series Our World premieres on ABC.

1991-Television series Good and Evil premieres.

2001-Television series Scrubs premieres.


Television series Philly premieres on ABC.

2002-Television series MDs premieres.

2007-Television series Reaper premieres.

2009-Touchstone film Surrogates is released.

Fantasyland restaurant Edelweiss Snacks opens in Disneyland.


Tomorrowland attraction Space Mountain receives it first Halloween makeover as Ghost Galaxy in Disneyland.


Fireworks show Halloween Screams premieres at Disneyland.


2011-Disney Channel series Good Luck Charlie airs.

Television series Pan Am premieres.

2013-ABC Sitcom Back in the Game premieres.


2014-ABC Drama Series How to Get Away with Murder premieres.

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This Day in Disney History September 16th

1916-Walt Disney joins the Red Cross where he will go to Europe during World War I.

1933-Silly Symphony cartoon The Pied Paper is released.


1955-Fantasyland attraction Canal Boats of the World closes at Disneyland.

1963-Television series The Outer Limits airs on ABC.


1969-Final episode of The Guns of Will Sonnett airs on ABC.

1971-Disney Legend Bill Garity dies.

1972-Television series The Streets of San Francisco premieres on ABC.


1979-The Strelzyk and Wetzel family fly from East to West Germany, their story will be the basis of Night Crossing.

1983-Television special Sport Goofy airs second part.

1984-Morocco pavilion restaurant Marrakesh opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.


Tomorrowland attraction The Eternal Sea closes in Tokyo Disneyland.  It will be replaced by Magic Journeys.

1987-Television series The Oldest Rookie premieres.

1991-Live Show Muppets on Location–The Days of Swine and Roses premieres at Disney-MGM Studios.

1993-Television series The Sinbad Show premieres.

1994-Hollywood Picture Quiz Show is released.

1995-Television series Brotherly Love airs.

Television series Maybe This Time premieres.

1997-Direct-to-Video Hollywood Pictures film Silent Trigger is released.

ESPN Store opens in Glendale California.

2001-Wonderful World of Disney special Walt: The Man Behind the Myth narrated by Dick Van Dyke airs.

2006-Playhouse Disney series Handy Manny premieres.


Final performance of the Fantasyland show Cinderellabration performs at Magic Kingdom.

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This Day in Disney History September 7th

1911-Disney Legend Fred Moore is born.

1945-Donald Duck and Goofy cartoon No Sail is released.

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1956-Fantasyland show Keller’s Jungle Killers ends its run in Disneyland.

1969-Final episode of Walt Disney’s World of Color airs on NBC.

1979-Television network ESPN turns on and debuts with its show SportsCenter to wild acclaim.

1984-Part 1 of Television show Mickey, Donald and Sport Goofy Show airs.

Pavilion Morocco opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.


1986-Television special Disney’s DTV Romancin’ airs.

1987-Gameshow Win, Lose or Draw premieres.

1990-Television special Disney’s Tale Spin: Lightning and Plunder airs.

1996-Television series Brand New Spanking Doug airs.

1997-The Disney Village Marketplace becomes the Downtown Disney Marketplace in Walt Disney World.


1998-Tomorrowland attraction Submarine Voyage closes in Disneyland.

Fantasyland attraction Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride closes at Magic Kingdom.

1999-Fantasyland attraction Fantasyland Autopia closes in Disneyland, it will become part of the new Autopia in Disneyland.

2001-Touchstone film New Port South is released.

2002-Final episode of One Saturday Morning airs.

2007-Finale episode of Disney Channel series Kim Possible airs.

2008-Final showing of Golden Dreams closes in Bay Area of California Adventure.

2010-Paradise Pier attraction Maliboomer closes at California Adventure.

2012-Final episode of Good Afternoon America airs on ABC.

2014-Final episode of Wipeout airs on ABC.

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This Day in Disney History August 16th

1924-Disney Legend Fess Parker is born.

1930-Disney Legend Frank Gifford is born.

Silly Symphony cartoon Midnight in a Toy Shop is released.

1954-Tru Life Adventure The Vanishing Prairie is released.

1955-Fantasyland attraction Dumbo Flying Elephants opens at Disneyland.

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1958-Main Street USA attraction Fire Engine opens in Disneyland.


1999-Game show Who Wants To Be a Millionaire hosted by Regis Philbum premieres.


2002-Disney Legend Bill Evans dies.

2013-Disney Channel series Wander Over Yonder premieres.

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This Day in Disney History August 6th

1887-Disney Legend Oliver Wallace is born.

1961-Tomorrowland attraction Flying Saucers opens in Disneyland, it replaces The World Beneath Us and Aluminum Hall of Fame.


1970-Yippie protest in Disneyland on Tom Sawyer’s Island closes the park so Police can clear the warmongerers out.

1988-Disney Channel premiere film Ollie Hopnoodle’s Haven of Bliss airs.

1993-Touchstone film My Boyfriend’s Back airs.

Final episode of The Golden Palace airs.

1996-Disney Village Marketplace restaurant Rainforest Cafe opens in Downtown Disney.


1999-Hollywood pictures film The Sixth Sense starring Bruce Willis and Haley Joel Osment is released.


2002-Direct to Video Movie The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbalina is released.

2003-Film Freaky Friday starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Harold Gould, Chad Michael Murray, Christina Vidal, Mark Harmon, Stephen Tobolowsky and Haley Hudson is released.


2004-Disney Channel original movie Tiger Cruise starring Bill Pullman and Hayden Paniterre is released.

2007-Canada pavilion attraction O Canada closes in Epcot’s world Showcase.

2010-Touchstone film Step Up 3D is released.

Phineas and Ferb episode Summer Belongs to You airs.  It is by far one of the more popular episodes of the entire series.