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This Day in Disney History August 27th

1931-Silly Symphony cartoon Egyptian Melodies is released.


1943-Animated short Reason and Emotion is released.

1948-Donald Duck cartoon Inferior Decorator is released.


1949-Final episode of Stand By For Crime airs on ABC.

1955-Fantasyland attraction Mickey Mouse Club Theater opens in Disneyland.


1988-Television movie A Friendship in Vienna airs.

1993-Hollywood picture film Father Hood starring Patrick Swayze, Halle Berry, Diane Ladd, Sabrina Lloyd and Brian Bonsall is released.

1994-Animated series Marsupilami airs its final episode.

1995-Aladdin’s Royal Caravan ends at Disney-MGM Studios.

1996-Television series Homeboys in Outer Space premieres.

1998-Main Street USA store Camera Center closes in Magic Kingdom.

Main Street USA store Town Square Exposition Hall opens in Magic Kingdom.


1999-Touchstone film The 13th Warrior starring Antonio Banderas and Omar Shariff is released.


2011-Kids morning programing block on ABC entitled ABC Kids ends.

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This Day in Disney History July 1st

1924-Alice Comedy Alice and the Dog Catcher is released.

1933-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey’s Gala Premiere is released.


1966-Primeval World opens on the Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad in Disneyland.


1970-Film The Boatniks is released.

1972-Disney Legend Arnoldo Mondadori dies.

1975-Tomorrowland attraction WEDway People Mover opens in Magic Kingdom.


1987-Film Adventures in Babysitting is released.

1990-Characters from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles appear at Disney-MGM Studios.


1994-Parade The Lion King Celebration premieres at Disneyland.


Pavillion and attraction Innoventions opens in Epcot’s Future World.


1996-Boardwalk opens at the Boardwalk Inn of Walt Disney World.

Nightclub Atlantic Dance opens up at Boardwalk Inn one of the resorts of Walt Disney World.

Arcade, Store and Restaurant ESPN Zone opens in Boardwalk Inn.

Restaurant Boardwalk Bakery opens at Boardwalk Inn of Walt Disney World.

Restaurant Spoodles opens at Boardwalk Inn.


1997-The commissary restaurant in Disney-MGM Studios is changed to ABC Commissary.

ABC Sound Studio opens up replacing Monster Sound Show in the backlot of Disney MGM studios.

1998-Film Armageddon is released.

2003-Frontierland show Goofy’s Country Dancin’ opens in Magic Kingdom’s Diamond Horseshoe Saloon.

2004-Fantasyland store Villain’s Lair closes at Disneyland.

2006-Final episode of The Evidence airs.

2010-Disney Legend Ilene Woods passes away.

Final episode of Happy Town airs on ABC.

Tomorrowland attraction Captain EO returns to Tokyo Disneyland replacing MicroAdventure!, or Honey, I Shrunk the Audience.

2011-Paradise Pier attraction Goofy’s Sky School opens in California Adventure, it is a rethemed Mulholland Madness.


Paradise Pier restaurant Bayside Brews opens in California Adventure.

Paradise Pier restaurant Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta opens in California Adventure.


Paradise Pier restaurant Paradise Garden Grille opens in California Adventure.


2013-Main Street USA store Disneyana takes over the Disney Gallery on Main Street USA.

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This Day in Disney History May 27th

1911-Actor Vincent Price is born.  He will voice Ratigan in The Great Mouse Detective and the narrator on Vincent.

1922-Actor Sir Christopher Lee is born.

1933-Silly Symphony Three Little Pigs is released.


1938-Silly Symphony cartoon Wynken, Blynken and Nod is released.


1948-Film Melody Time is released.


1987-Television special An All New  Adventure in Disney’s Sport Goofy: Featuring Sport Goofy in Soccermania airs on NBC.

1992-Sequoia Lodge opens at Euro Disney now Disneyland Paris.


1995-Main Street USA restaurant Casey’s Corner opens in Magic Kingdom replacing Refreshment Corner.


1998-Disney Legend Ken O’Connor dies.

2006-Film X-Men: The Last Stand starring Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellan, Halle Berry, James Marsden, Famke Jansen, Rebecca Romijn, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Grammer, Shawn Ashmore, Aaron Stanford, Vinnie Jones, Ellen Page, Ben Foster and Ken Leung is released.


Final episode of The Buzz on Maggie airs.

2009-Animated series The Goode Family premieres on ABC.

2010-Final episode of Flash Forward airs on ABC.

2011-Parade entitled Mickey’s Soundsational Parade premieres in Disneyland.

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2013-Television series Mistresses premieres.

2016-Film Alice through the Looking Glass is released.

Film X-Men: Apocalypse is released.

California Adventure show Frozen Live at the Hyperion opens at the Hyperion Theater in Hollywoodland.

Discovery Island restaurant Tiffin’s opens in Animal Kingdom.

Nighttime safari premieres on Kilimanjaro Safaris at Animal Kingdom.

The Tree of Life at Animal Kingdom now shows nighttime projections.

Nighttime show The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic premieres at Animal Kingdom.  This is a temporary show that keeps the cast working while Rivers of Light is still being worked on.

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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.


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.


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.


1999-Frontierland restaurant Casa Mexicana closes in Disneyland.

2002-Television series Dinotopia airs

Animated special Kim Possible: A Stitch in Time airs.


2005-Disney Legend Card Walker dies.

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This Day in Disney History November 19th

1932-The Silly Symphony Babes in the Woods is released.


1941-Special cartoon The Thrifty Pig is delivered to the Canadian War Department.

1959-Animated series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show premieres on ABC.


1971-Disney’s Fort Wilderness Campground and Resort opens at Walt Disney World.


1972-Television show Nosey, the Sweetest Skunk in the West airs.

1978-Television show Mickey’s 50 airs.


1989-Part 1 of Television show Parent Trap Hawaiian Vacation airs.

1990-Walt Disney World resort Beach Club opens up as one of Disney’s Deluxe Resort.


Store Atlantic Wear and Wardrobe Emporium opens at Beach Club.

Restaurant Beaches & Cream Soda Shop opens at Beach Club.

Beach Club Resort restaurant Ariel’s opens.

Beach Club resort restaurant Cape May Cafe.

1994-Main Street USA store Main Street Photo Supply Co opens in Disneyland.  It replaces the Camera Center and Carefree Corner.

1998-Television movie Max Q: Emergency Landing airs.

2000-Wonderful World of Disney movie Santa Who? starring Leslie Nielsen airs.

2004-Film National Treasure starring Nicholas Cage, Sean Bean, Jon Voight, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Harvey Keitel and Christoper Plummer is released.


Stage Show On the Record begins its run.

2013-Diane Disney Miller dies, she is the last living child of Walt and Lillian Disney.

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This Day in Disney History October 28th

1933-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Pet Store is released.

1949-Disney Legend Kay Kamen dies.

1962-Part 1 of Television show Sammy, the Way Out Seal airs.

1992-Final episode of Laurie Hill airs.

1994-Film Squanto: A Warrior’s Tale starring Adam Beach, Michael Gambon, Nathaniel Parker and Mandy Pantikan is released.

2008-Fantasyland attraction Pixie Hollow opens in Disneyland replacing Triton Gardens.


2009-Main Street USA store Main Street Magic Shop reopens now being operated by Houdini in Disneyland.


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This Day in Disney History October 27th

1954-Television series Disneyland premieres on ABC.

First episode of the Disneyland series The Disneyland Story airs.

1963-Part 1 of Television show The Waltz King airs.

1968-Television movie Brimstone, the Amish Horse airs.

1974-Part 2 of Television show Two Against the Arctic airs.

1982-Special cartoon Fun with Mr. Future is released.

1989-Main Street USA store Disneyland Showcase opens in Disneyland, replacing Disneyland Presents: A Preview of Coming Attractions.


1995-Hollywood picture film Powder starring Sean Patrick Flannery, Mary Steenburgen, Jeff Goldblum and Lance Henriksen is released.


1998-Direct to Video animated film The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride is released.

2000-Film Playing Mona Lisa is released.

2015-ABC series Wicked City premieres.