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This Day in Disney History December 17th

1931-Black and White Silly Symphony The Ugly Duckling is released.

1932-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey’s Good Deed is released.

1943-Animation Short Feature Chicken Little is released.

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1958-Featurette Grand Canyon is released.

1961-Main Street attraction Babes in Toyland Exhibit that showcased sets from the film opens up in Tomorrowland.

Television Special Backstage Party airs.

1967-Part 2 of Television Special A Boy Called Nuthin’ airs.

1972-Television show Salty, the Highjacked Seal airs.

1990-Television movie A Mom for Christmas starring Olivia Newton-John airs.

Backlot kids play area Honey, I Shrunk the Kids-Movie Set opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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1999-Disney Legend Rex Allen dies.

Film Bicentennial Man starring Robin Williams, Sam Niell, Wendy Crewson and Oliver Platt, directed by Christopher Columbus is released.

2008-Christmas special A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa airs.

2010-Film TRON: Legacy starring Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde and James Frain is released.

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This Day in Disney History June 7th

1908-Disney Legend Ken O’Connor is born.

1940-Donald Duck cartoon Mr. Duck Steps Out is released.

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1946-Pluto cartoon Squatter’s Rights is released.

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1975-Tomorrowland attraction Mission to Mars opens in Magic Kingdom replacing Flight to the Moon.

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1979-Featurette Footloose Fox is released.

1990-Disney Channel movie Back Home starring Hayley Mills airs.

1994-Disney Channel series Walt Disney World Inside-Out premieres.

1996-Hollywood Picture film The Rock is released.

Final episode of Mike & Maty airs.

2000-Final episode of The Clerks airs on ABC.

2002-Film Bad Company starring Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock and Peter Stormare is released.

Disney Channel series Kim Possible premieres.

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2008-Phineas and Ferb episodes Boyfriend from 27,000 BC and Voyage to the Bottom of Buford airs.

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2015-Actor Sir Christopher Lee dies, he played Victor in Return from Witch Mountain and Count Dooku in Star Wars II Attack of the Clones and Star Wars III Revenge of the Sith. As well as providing the voice of the Jabberwocky in Alice in Wonderland.

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This Day in Disney History March 19th

1928-Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon Bright Lights is released.

1946-Educational film Bathing Time for Baby is delivered to Johnson & Johnson.

1947-Actress Glenn Close is born.

1948-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey Down Under is released.

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1958-Television show Magic and Music airs.

1959-Film Cruise of the Eagle is released.

Featurette Nature’s Strangest Creatures is released.

Film The Shaggy Dog starring Fred MacMurray, Tommy Kirk, Tim Considine, Annette Funicello, Roberta Shore and Kevin Corcoran is released.

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1961-Television special Daniel Boone: The Promised Land airs.

1966-Glory Road Team wins the game.

Final episode of The Donna Reed Show airs on ABC.

1967-Part 3 of Atta Girl, Kelly! entitled The Seeing Eye airs.

1972-Television movie Chango, Guardian of the Mayan Treasure airs.

1978-Part 2 of Television show Trail of Danger airs.

1982-Television series The Phoenix premieres on ABC.

1988-Disney Channel premiere film Save the Dog airs.

1995-Part 1 of Disney Channel Premiere Film The Old Curiosity Shop starring Peter Ustinov airs.

Main Street USA attraction Penny Arcade closes in Magic Kingdom to be replaced by Main Street Athletic Club.

Main Street USA store House of Magic closes in Magic Kingdom, to be replaced by Main Street Athletic Club.

2002-Direct-to-video animated sequel The Hunchback of Notre Dame II is released.

2004-Disney Channel original movie Going to the Mat airs.

2013-ABC Family series Twisted airs.

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This Day in Disney History January 28th

1932-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Duck Hunt is released.

1944-Goofy cartoon How to Be a Sailor is released.

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1962-Part 2 of Television show Sancho, the Homing Steer entitled The Perils of a Homesick Steer airs.

1965-Featurette A Country Coyote Goes Country is released.

Film Those Calloways starring Brian Kieth, Vera Miles, Walter Brennan, Ed Wynn and Tom Skerritt is released.

1968-Part 1 of the Television special Pablo and the Dancing Chihuahua airs.

1979-Part 1 of Television show Shadow of Fear starring Ike Eisenmann is released.

1998-Part 3 of Television series The Irish in America: Long Journey Home airs on PBS.

2005-Film Aliens of the Deep is released.

2009-World Showcase attraction Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure opens at Epcot.

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This Day in Disney History December 17th

1931-Black and White Silly Symphony The Ugly Duckling is released.

1932-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey’s Good Deed is released.

1943-Animation Short Feature Chicken Little is released.

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1958-Featurette Grand Canyon is released.

1961-Main Street attraction Babes in Toyland Exhibit that showcased sets from the film opens up in Tomorrowland.

Television Special Backstage Party airs.

1967-Part 2 of Television Special A Boy Called Nuthin’ airs.

1972-Television show Salty, the Highjacked Seal airs.

1990-Television movie A Mom for Christmas starring Olivia Newton-John airs.

Backlot kids play area Honey, I Shrunk the Kids-Movie Set opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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1999-Disney Legend Rex Allen dies.

Film Bicentennial Man starring Robin Williams, Sam Niell, Wendy Crewson and Oliver Platt, directed by Christopher Columbus is released.

2008-Christmas special A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa airs.

2010-Film TRON: Legacy starring Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde and James Frain is released.

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