This Day in History

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 January 8th

1916-Disney Legend Card Walker is born.

1947-Performer David Bowie is born.

1956-Fantasyland attraction Mickey Mouse Club Circus ends its run at Disneyland.

1960-Television show The Swamp Fox: Day of Reckoning airs.

1961-Television show The Swamp Fox: A Woman’s Courage airs.

1966-Television series Court Martial premieres on ABC.

1967-Part 1 of Television show Willie and the Yank airs.

1978-Television show Three on the Run airs.

1981-The Two Hundred Millionth guest walks through the gates of Disneyland.

1989-Television special Dinosaur…Secret of the Lost Legend airs.

1998-The first McDonald’s on Disney parks property opens up at Marketplace of Downtown Disney.

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2002-Television series Imagine That premieres.

2003-Television series The Bachelorette premieres.

2004-The Five Hundred Millionth guest walks through the gates of Disneyland.

2008-Final episode of Higglytown Heroes airs.

2013-Late Night Show Jimmy Kimmel Live! moves up 25 minutes earlier to compete with Jay Leno and David Letterman and does so successfully.

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This Day in Disney History November 28th

1927-Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon The Banker’s Daughter is released.

1943-Disney Legend Randy Newman is born.

1947-Donald Duck cartoon Chip ‘n’ Dale is released.

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1958-Part 3 of Television Show Elfego Baca: Lawman or Gunman airs.

1971-Television show Lefty, the Dingaling Lynx airs.

1974-Tomorrowland attraction Star Jets opens in Magic Kingdom.

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1976-Television special Disney’s Greatest Dog Stores airs.

1981-Television show The Cherokee Trail airs.

1991-Plaza Gardens stage show Enchanted Book Shoppe begins at Disneyland.  It is a revue of Beauty and the Beast.

1995-Walt Disney World Speedway opens at Walt Disney World Resort.

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1999-Frontierland restaurant Casa Mexicana closes in Disneyland.

2002-Television series Dinotopia airs

Animated special Kim Possible: A Stitch in Time airs.

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2005-Disney Legend Card Walker dies.

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This Day in History

This Day in Disney History November 8th

1964-Television show One Day at Teton Marsh airs.

1970-Part 2 of Television show Snow Bear airs.

1973-Animated film Robin Hood is released.

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1987-Disney Legend Bob Allen dies.

1996-Touchstone film Ransom starring Mel Gibson is released.

1997-Restaurant Citricos opens in Grand Floridian replacing Flagler’s.

1998-Wonderful World of Disney movie A Knight in Camelot starring Whoopi Goldberg and Michael York airs.

2004-Disneyland Resort premieres the Disney Gift Card.

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2013-Film Thor: The Dark World starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Jamie Alexander, and Doctor Who’s Chris Eccleston is released.

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This Day in History

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.

trailer

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

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

dumbo circus

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

norway

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

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

akershus

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.

muppetwdw

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.

thor

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

Final episode of Suite Life on Deck airs.

2012-Final episode of GCB airs.

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This Day in History

This Day in Disney History January 8th

1916-Disney Legend Card Walker is born.

1956-Fantasyland attraction Mickey Mouse Club Circus ends its run at Disneyland.

1960-Television show The Swamp Fox: Day of Reckoning airs.

1961-Television show The Swamp Fox: A Woman’s Courage airs.

1966-Television series Court Martial premieres on ABC.

1967-Part 1 of Television show Willie and the Yank airs.

1978-Television show Three on the Run airs.

1981-The Two Hundred Millionth guest walks through the gates of Disneyland.

1989-Television special Dinosaur…Secret of the Lost Legend airs.

1998-The first McDonald’s on Disney parks property opens up at Marketplace of Downtown Disney.

mcdonalds

2002-Television series Imagine That premieres.

2003-Television series The Bachelorette premieres.

2004-The Five Hundred Millionth guest walks through the gates of Disneyland.

2008-Final episode of Higglytown Heroes airs.

2013-Late Night Show Jimmy Kimmel Live! moves up 25 minutes earlier to compete with Jay Leno and David Letterman and does so successfully.

live

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This Day in History

This Day in Disney History November 28th

1927-Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon The Banker’s Daughter is released.

1943-Disney Legend Randy Newman is born.

1947-Donald Duck cartoon Chip ‘n’ Dale is released.

wood

1958-Part 3 of Television Show Elfego Baca: Lawman or Gunman airs.

1971-Television show Lefty, the Dingaling Lynx airs.

1974-Tomorrowland attraction Star Jets opens in Magic Kingdom.

starjets

1976-Television special Disney’s Greatest Dog Stores airs.

1981-Television show The Cherokee Trail airs.

1991-Plaza Gardens stage show Enchanted Book Shoppe begins at Disneyland.  It is a revue of Beauty and the Beast.

1995-Walt Disney World Speedway opens at Walt Disney World Resort.

richard-petty-driving

1999-Frontierland restaurant Casa Mexicana closes in Disneyland.

2002-Television series Dinotopia airs

Animated special Kim Possible: A Stitch in Time airs.

kimstitch

2005-Disney Legend Card Walker dies.

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