This Day in History

This Day in Disney History July 3rd

1906-Actor George Sanders is born.

1914-Disney Legend George Bruns is born.

1942-Pluto cartoon The Sleepwalker is released.


1957-FeaturetteĀ Alaskan Sled Dog is released.

Featurette Lapland is released.

1984-France pavilion restaurant Bistro de Paris opens at EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

1988-Television series Walt Disney World 4th of July Spectacular premieres.

1993-NBC Series Almost Home ends.

1996-Touchstone film Phenomenon starring John Travolta, Kyra Sedewick and Robert Duvall is released.


1997-Final episode of Vital Signs airs.

1998-Final episode of the game show Debt airs.

Tomorrowland attraction Innoventions opens in Disneyland replacing the long vacant America Sings.


2001-Final episode of Go Fish airs.

2002-Film Men in Black II starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Rip Torn and Patrick Warburton is released.


2004-Tomorrowland show One Man’s Dream II-The Dream Lives On premieres at Tokyo Disneyland.


2009-Phineas and Ferb episode Thaddeus and Thor and De Plane! De Plane! airs.

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2010-Final episode of The Forgotten airs on ABC.

2013-Film The Lone Ranger starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer is released.