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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.

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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.

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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.

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2011-Disney Legend Wally Boag dies.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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Fireworks show Halloween Screams premieres at Disneyland.

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2011-Disney Channel series Good Luck Charlie airs.

Television series Pan Am premieres.

2013-ABC Sitcom Back in the Game premieres.

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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.

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

1963-Television series The Outer Limits airs on ABC.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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