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This Day in Disney History May 6th

1916-Disney Legend Adriana Caselotti, voice of Snow White, is born.

1938-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey’s Trailer is released.

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1984-Disney Channel premiere film Gone Are the Days airs.

1985-Disney Channel series Dumbo’s Circus is released.

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1988-Norway pavilion opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Norway pavilion store Fjording opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Norway pavilion restaurant Akershus opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Norway pavilion restaurant Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase Tour.

1989-Disney Channel series Teen Win, Lose or Draw premieres.

1990-Television show The Muppets at Walt Disney World airs.

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1991-The Walt Disney Company joins the prestigious list the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

1995-ABC original movie Freaky Friday airs.

2005-Disney Legend Joe Grant dies.

2011-Film Thor starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgard, Kat Dennings and Clark Gregg is released.

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Disney Channel show A.N.T. Farm airs.

Final episode of Suite Life on Deck airs.

2012-Final episode of GCB airs.

2016-Marvel film Captain America: Civil War is released.

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This Day in Disney History March 16th

1911-Disney Legend Harper Goff is born.

1923-Disney Legend Joyce Carlson is born.

1935-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey’s Service Station is released.

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1945-Pluto cartoon Dog Watch is released.

1960-Documentary featurette Islands of the Sea is released.

1961-Animated short The Saga of Windwagon Smith is released.

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The film The Absent-Minded Professor is released.

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1969-Part 1 of Television show Ride a Northbound Horse airs.

1974-Circle Vision film Magic Carpet ‘Round the World opens in Magic Kingdom.

1975-Television show Deacon, the High Noon Dog airs.

1991-Comunicore attraction Electronic Poll closes at EPCOT’s Future World.

1999-Direct to Video Touchstone film The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit is released.

2002-10th Disney Park and second at Disneyland Paris, Walt Disney Studios Paris, opens.

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Front Lot attraction Disney Studio1 opens with Walt Disney Studios Paris.

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Production Courtyard attraction Cinemagique opens at Walt Disney Studios Paris.

Production Courtyard attraction Studio Tram Tour-Behind the Magic opens at Walt Disney Studios Paris.

Production Courtyard attraction Walt Disney Television Studios opens at Walt Disney Studios Paris.

Production Courtyard restaurant Rendezvous des Stars opens at Walt Disney Studios Paris.

Backlot attraction Armageddon: Les Effets Speciaux opens in Walt Disney Studios Paris.

Backlot attraction Moteurs…Action! opens in Walt Disney Studios Paris.

Backlot attraction Rock ‘n’ Rollercoaster opens in Walt Disney Studios Paris.

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Backlot restaurant Backlot Express Restaurant opens in Walt Disney Studios Paris.

Toon Studio attraction Animagique opens with Walt Disney Studios Paris.

Toon Studio attraction L’Art de l’Animation Disney opens with Walt Disney Studios Paris.

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Toon Studio attraction Flying Carpets over Agrabah opens in Walt Disney Studios Paris.

2011-Liberty Square attraction The Haunted Mansion reopens with a brand new interactive queue in Haunted Mansion.

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2016-Discoveryland attraction Star Tours closes down in Disneyland Paris.  It is the last of the original Star Tours to close down for it’s transformation.

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This Day in Disney History January 3rd

1965-Television special on Wonderful World of Color The Disneyland Tenth Anniversary Show airs.

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1971-Part 1 of Television show Three Without Fear airs.

1984-Circle Vision film America the Beautiful ends its run as an attraction in Tomorrowland of Disneyland.

1989-Main Street USA restaurant Sunkist Citrus House closes in Disneyland.

Tomorrowland attraction If You Could Fly closes at Magic Kingdom.

1991-Television series Blossom starring Mayim Bialik airs.

1994-Television series The Good Life premieres.

The Land pavilion animatronic show Kitchen Kabaret closes in Epcot’s Future World.

1998-Final episode of Wide World of Sports airs on ABC.  From now on, ESPN takes care of all of the sporting needs.

2004-The Land pavilion attraction Food Rocks closes in Epcot’s Future World.

2007-Television series Knights of Prosperity premieres.

Temporary overlay Rockin’ Space Mountain opens in Disneyland a rock and roll themed experience of Space Mountain.

Temporary overlay Rockin’ California Screamin’ opens in California Adventure.  A different soundtrack to California Screamin’.

2016-Osborne Family Spectacle of Lights ends, shutting down a 20 year run at Disney-MGM and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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This Day in Disney History December 10th

1932-Silly Symphony Santa’s Workshop is released.

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1937-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Ostrich is released.

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1961-Television show Kids is Kids airs.

1965-Spider-Man Comic Spider-Man #31 is published where Gwen Stacy debuts.

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In the same issue Harry Osborn debuts.

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1967-Part 1 of Television special A Boy Called Nuthin’ airs.

1969-Disney Legend Leigh Harline dies.

Featurette It’s Tough To Be a Bird is released.

1978-Television special Christmas at Walt Disney World airs.

1989-Part 2 of Television series A Mother’s courage: The Mary Thomas Story airs.

1992-Television special Best of Country 92: Countdown at the Neon Armadillo airs.

1993-Touchstone film Sister Act 2: Back in the Habbit starring Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, James Coburn and Mary Wickes is released.

The Land pavilion attraction Living with the Land opens in Epcot’s Future World.

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Greenhouse Tours opens in the Land Pavilion of EPCOT Center’s Future World, replacing Tomorrow’s Harvest.

1994-Television special Wonderful World of Disney: 40 Years of Television Magic airs.

1999-Touchstone film Duece Bigalow: Male Gigalo is released.

2004-Film The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou starring Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Cate Blanchet, Anjelica Huston, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum and Michael Gambon is released.

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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.

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1951-Goofy cartoon No Smoking is released.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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This Day in Disney History November 10th

1944-Disney Legend Sir Tim Rice is born.

1953-Animated short feature Ben and Me is released.

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Tru-Life Adventure The Living Desert is released.

Special cartoon Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom is released.

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1954-Television show Prairie/Seal Island is released.

1959-Special Featurette Noah’s Ark is released.

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Film Third Man on the Mountain starring James MacArthur and Janet Munro is released.

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1964-Disney Legend and Mouseketeer Jimmie Dodd dies.

1991-Disney Afternoon Avenue closes at Disneyland.

Fantasyland attraction Rescue Ranger Raceway closes at Disneyland.

Fantasyland attraction Gummi Glen closes at Disneyland.

Fantasyland attraction Baloo’s Dressing Room closes at Disneyland.

Fantasyland attraction Plane Crazy closes at Disneyland.

1993-The Land store Green Thumb Emporium opens at EPCOT Center’s Future World.  It replaces Broccoli & Co.

1994-Tomorrowland and Fantasyland attractions Skyway closes at Disneyland.

2000-Disney Channel original movie Phantom of the Megaplex airs.

2007-Final episode of That’s So Raven airs.

2011-Final episode of the remake of Charlie’s Angels airs.

2013-Final episode of Shake It Up airs.

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This Day in Disney History November 9th

1886-Actor and Disney Legend Ed Wynn is born, he will go on to voice the Mad Hatter.

1955-Disney Legend Karen Dotrice is born.

1993-Communicore now Innoventions pavilion Fountainview Espresso & Bakery opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

Future World restaurant Sunshine Season Food Fair opens in EPCOT Center’s The Land.

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1997-Television movie Angels in the Endzone starring Christopher Lloyd airs.

1999-Direct to video animated feature Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas is released.

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Direct to video animated film Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving is released.

Fantasyland and Tomorrowland attraction Skyway closes at Magic Kingdom.

2001-Nighttime holiday spectacular Luminaria premieres at California Adventure.

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2004-Direct to video Christmas feature Mickey’s Twice  Upon a Christmas is released.

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Stage Show On the Record premieres.

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