This Day in History

This Day in Disney History March 19th

1928-Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon Bright Lights is released.

1946-Educational film Bathing Time for Baby is delivered to Johnson & Johnson.

1947-Actress Glenn Close is born.

1948-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey Down Under is released.


1958-Television show Magic and Music airs.

1959-Film Cruise of the Eagle is released.

Featurette Nature’s Strangest Creatures is released.

Film The Shaggy Dog starring Fred MacMurray, Tommy Kirk, Tim Considine, Annette Funicello, Roberta Shore and Kevin Corcoran is released.


1961-Television special Daniel Boone: The Promised Land airs.

1966-Glory Road Team wins the game.

Final episode of The Donna Reed Show airs on ABC.

1967-Part 3 of Atta Girl, Kelly! entitled The Seeing Eye airs.

1972-Television movie Chango, Guardian of the Mayan Treasure airs.

1978-Part 2 of Television show Trail of Danger airs.

1982-Television series The Phoenix premieres on ABC.

1988-Disney Channel premiere filmĀ Save the Dog airs.

1995-Part 1 of Disney Channel Premiere Film The Old Curiosity Shop starring Peter Ustinov airs.

Main Street USA attraction Penny Arcade closes in Magic Kingdom to be replaced by Main Street Athletic Club.

Main Street USA store House of Magic closes in Magic Kingdom, to be replaced by Main Street Athletic Club.

2002-Direct-to-video animated sequel The Hunchback of Notre Dame II is released.

2004-Disney Channel original movie Going to the Mat airs.

2013-ABC Family series Twisted airs.