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This Day in Disney History July 1st

1924-Alice Comedy Alice and the Dog Catcher is released.

1933-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey’s Gala Premiere is released.


1966-Primeval World opens on the Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad in Disneyland.


1970-Film The Boatniks is released.

1972-Disney Legend Arnoldo Mondadori dies.

1975-Tomorrowland attraction WEDway People Mover opens in Magic Kingdom.


1987-Film Adventures in Babysitting is released.

1990-Characters from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles appear at Disney-MGM Studios.


1994-Parade The Lion King Celebration premieres at Disneyland.


Pavillion and attraction Innoventions opens in Epcot’s Future World.


1996-Boardwalk opens at the Boardwalk Inn of Walt Disney World.

Nightclub Atlantic Dance opens up at Boardwalk Inn one of the resorts of Walt Disney World.

Arcade, Store and Restaurant ESPN Zone opens in Boardwalk Inn.

Restaurant Boardwalk Bakery opens at Boardwalk Inn of Walt Disney World.

Restaurant Spoodles opens at Boardwalk Inn.


1997-The commissary restaurant in Disney-MGM Studios is changed to ABC Commissary.

ABC Sound Studio opens up replacing Monster Sound Show in the backlot of Disney MGM studios.

1998-Film Armageddon is released.

2003-Frontierland show Goofy’s Country Dancin’ opens in Magic Kingdom’s Diamond Horseshoe Saloon.

2004-Fantasyland store Villain’s Lair closes at Disneyland.

2006-Final episode of The Evidence airs.

2010-Disney Legend Ilene Woods passes away.

Final episode of Happy Town airs on ABC.

Tomorrowland attraction Captain EO returns to Tokyo Disneyland replacing MicroAdventure!, or Honey, I Shrunk the Audience.

2011-Paradise Pier attraction Goofy’s Sky School opens in California Adventure, it is a rethemed Mulholland Madness.


Paradise Pier restaurant Bayside Brews opens in California Adventure.

Paradise Pier restaurant Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta opens in California Adventure.


Paradise Pier restaurant Paradise Garden Grille opens in California Adventure.


2013-Main Street USA store Disneyana takes over the Disney Gallery on Main Street USA.

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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 23rd

1942-Documentary featurette South of the Border with Disney is delivered to Coordinatore of Inter-American Affairs.

1943-Donald Duck cartoon Home Defense is released.


1951-Goofy cartoon No Smoking is released.


1952-Disney Legend Fred Moore dies.

1969-Part 1 of Television show The Secrets of Pirate’s Inn airs.

1980-Television show The Mouseketeer Reunion airs.

1985-Final episode of Hollywood Beat airs on ABC.

1986-Television show A Thanksgiving Promise starring Lloyd, Beau and Jeff Bridges airs.

1988-Bear Country is renamed to Critter Country in Disneyland.


Bear Country store Ursus H Major’s Wilderness Outpost is renamed Crocodile Mercantile and will be a store in Critter Country of Disneyland.

1989-Italy pavilion store Delizie Italiane opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase opens replacing Arcata d’Antigiani.

1994-Disney Legend Irwin Kostal dies.

Hollywood Picture A Low Down Dirty Shame is released.

Future World attraction Spaceship Earth reopens after an update in Epcot.


1998-Polynesian restaurant Kona Cafe opens replacing Coral Isle Cafe.

2001-Final episode of Pepper Ann airs.

2011-Toy Story Toon Small Fry is released.

Small Fry #7

Disney releases “Muppets” the highly successful and great relaunch of the series.


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This Day in Disney History November 19th

1932-The Silly Symphony Babes in the Woods is released.


1941-Special cartoon The Thrifty Pig is delivered to the Canadian War Department.

1959-Animated series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show premieres on ABC.


1971-Disney’s Fort Wilderness Campground and Resort opens at Walt Disney World.


1972-Television show Nosey, the Sweetest Skunk in the West airs.

1978-Television show Mickey’s 50 airs.


1989-Part 1 of Television show Parent Trap Hawaiian Vacation airs.

1990-Walt Disney World resort Beach Club opens up as one of Disney’s Deluxe Resort.


Store Atlantic Wear and Wardrobe Emporium opens at Beach Club.

Restaurant Beaches & Cream Soda Shop opens at Beach Club.

Beach Club Resort restaurant Ariel’s opens.

Beach Club resort restaurant Cape May Cafe.

1994-Main Street USA store Main Street Photo Supply Co opens in Disneyland.  It replaces the Camera Center and Carefree Corner.

1998-Television movie Max Q: Emergency Landing airs.

2000-Wonderful World of Disney movie Santa Who? starring Leslie Nielsen airs.

2004-Film National Treasure starring Nicholas Cage, Sean Bean, Jon Voight, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Harvey Keitel and Christoper Plummer is released.


Stage Show On the Record begins its run.

2013-Diane Disney Miller dies, she is the last living child of Walt and Lillian Disney.

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This Day in Disney History October 28th

1933-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Pet Store is released.

1949-Disney Legend Kay Kamen dies.

1962-Part 1 of Television show Sammy, the Way Out Seal airs.

1992-Final episode of Laurie Hill airs.

1994-Film Squanto: A Warrior’s Tale starring Adam Beach, Michael Gambon, Nathaniel Parker and Mandy Pantikan is released.

2008-Fantasyland attraction Pixie Hollow opens in Disneyland replacing Triton Gardens.


2009-Main Street USA store Main Street Magic Shop reopens now being operated by Houdini in Disneyland.


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This Day in Disney History October 27th

1954-Television series Disneyland premieres on ABC.

First episode of the Disneyland series The Disneyland Story airs.

1963-Part 1 of Television show The Waltz King airs.

1968-Television movie Brimstone, the Amish Horse airs.

1974-Part 2 of Television show Two Against the Arctic airs.

1982-Special cartoon Fun with Mr. Future is released.

1989-Main Street USA store Disneyland Showcase opens in Disneyland, replacing Disneyland Presents: A Preview of Coming Attractions.


1995-Hollywood picture film Powder starring Sean Patrick Flannery, Mary Steenburgen, Jeff Goldblum and Lance Henriksen is released.


1998-Direct to Video animated film The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride is released.

2000-Film Playing Mona Lisa is released.

2015-ABC series Wicked City premieres.

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This Day in Disney History October 3rd

1927-Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon The Mechanical Cow is released.

1941-Pluto cartoon Lend a Paw is released.


1947-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey’s Delayed Date is released.


1950-Sitcom Beulah premieres on ABC.

1952-Sitcom The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet premieres on ABC.


1955-Television series Mickey Mouse Club premieres.


1957-Sitcom The Real McCoys premieres on ABC.


1958-Part 1 of Television show Elfego Baca: The Nine Lives of Elfego Baca airs.


1965-Part 2 of Television show The Adventures of Gallegher: The Big Swindle airs.

1967-Disney Legend and original voice of Goofy Pinto Colvig dies.

1971-Part 2 of Hacksaw airs.

Fantasyland attraction Peter Pan’s Flight opens at Magic Kingdom.


1986-Touchstone film Tough Guys starring Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas and Dana Carvey is released.

1993-Comunicore attraction Expo Robotics closes at EPCOT Center’s Future World.

1996-Marketplace store World of Disney opens in Downtown Disney.


Restaurant Flying Fish Cafe opens at Boardwalk Inn.


1999-Disney Channel original movie Don’t Look Under the Bed airs.

Wonderful World of Disney movie H-E Double Hockey Sticks airs.

2004-ABC Series Desperate Housewives airs.


Television series Boston Legal premieres on ABC.


2007-Television series Pushing Daisies premieres on ABC.

2008-Movie Beverly Hills Chihuahua is released.

Animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars premieres.


Main Street USA store Fortuosity opens in Disneyland replacing New Century Timepieces.


2010-Disney Channel series Jonas LA airs final episode.