This Day in History

This Day in Disney History June 21st

1930-Silly Symphony cartoon Frolicking Fish is released.

1961-Donald Duck cartoon Donald and the Wheel is released.


Donald Duck cartoon The Litterbug is released.


Film The Parent Trap starring Haley Mills is released.


1967-Film The Legend of the Boy and the Eagle is released.

1985-Film Return to Oz is released.


1988-Robert Zemeckis directed Touchstone film Who Framed Roger Rabbit starring Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd and Joanna Cassidy is released.


1989-Walt Disney World welcomes its 300 Millionth Guest.

1991-Film The Rocketeer starring Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin and Timothy Dalton is released.


Celebration USA parade premieres at Disneyland.

1995-Nighttime parade Disney’s Electrical Parade ends its first run at Tokyo Disneyland.


1996-Animated film The Hunchback of Notre Dame with the voice talents of Tom Hulce, Kevin Kline, Demi Moore, Tony Jay, Jason Alexander, Mary Wickes and David Ogden Stiers is released.


Frontierland attraction Hunchback of Notre Dame-Festival of Fools opens in Disneyland.


Frontierland restaurant Festival of Foods opens in Disneyland, replacing Big Thunder Barbecue.

Backlot attraction Hunchback of Notre Dame-A Musical Adventure opens in Disney-MGM Studios.


2002-Animated film Lilo & Stitch featuring the voice talents of David Ogden Stiers and Kevin McDonald is released.


2005-Final episode of Blind Justice airs

2011-Television series Combat Hospital premieres on ABC.

2013-Pixar film Monsters University with the voice talents of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Bucsemi, Helen Mirren, Dave Foley, Alfred Molina, Tyler Labine, Nathan Fillion, John Krasinski and John Ratzenburger is released to huge acclaim.


This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 30th

1927-Alice Comedy Alice’s Picnic is released.

1932-Disney Legend Dick Nunis is born.

1936-Mickey Mouse cartoon Thru the Mirror is released.


1941-Mickey Mouse cartoon Canine Caddy is released.


1947-Figaro cartoon Figaro and Frankie is released.

1953-Donald Duck cartoon Don’s Fountain of Youth is released.


1956-Television Special Behind the Scenes with Fess Parker airs.

1981-Disney Legend Wally Feignoux dies.

1986-Final episode of Disney Channel series Welcome to Pooh Corner airs.

1991-Final episode of My Life and Times airs on ABC.

1997-Hollywood Picture Gone Fishin’ starring Joe Pesci and Danny Glover is released.


Final episode of Caryl & Marilyn: Real Friends airs on ABC.

Frontierland restaurant Festival of Foods becomes Big Thunder Barbecue at Disneyland.

2003-Pixar film Finding Nemo with the voice talents of Albert Brooks, Ellen Degeneres, Willem Dafoe, Stephen Root, Brad Garrett, Allison Janney, Vicki Lewis and John Ratzenberger is released.


2004-Final episode of Line of Fire airs on ABC.

2005-Television movie Romy and Michelle: In the Beginning airs on ABC Family.

2011-Television series Extreme Weight Loss premieres.

2012-Part 3 of History Channel series Hatfields & McCoys starring Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton airs.

"The Hatfields and the McCoys"

2014-Film Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning is released.