This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 19th

1906-Disney Legend Jimmy MacDonald is born.

1915-Disney Legend Al Konetzni is born.

1934-Mickey Mouse cartoon Gulliver Mickey is released.

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Film Academy Award Review of Walt Disney Cartoons is released

1939-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Cousin Gus is released.

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1950-Pluto cartoon Primitive Pluto is released.

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1960-Film Pollyanna starring Haley Mills, Jane Wyman, Richard Egan, Karl Malden, Nancy Olsen, Agnes Moorehead, Adolphe Menjou, Donald Crisp and Kevin Corcoran is released.

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1969-Final episode of The Big Valley airs on ABC.

1971-Frontierland attraction Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes opens in Disneyland replacing Indian War Canoes.

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1984-Final episode of Fantasy Island airs on ABC.

1986-Circle Vision film Magic Carpet ‘Round the World closes at Tokyo Disneyland.

1987-Disney Channel series Anne of Avonlea: The Continuing Story of Anne of Green Gables airs.

1990-Disney Channel premiere film Mother Goose Rock ‘n’ Rhyme is released.

1993-Miniseries Wild Palms airs final episode on ABC.

1999-Film Star Wars I The Phantom Menace starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGreggor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Samuel L Jackson, Terrence Stamp, Ian McDairmid, Kenny Baker, Anthony Daniels and Frank Oz is released.

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2000-Live action and animated film Dinosaur is released.

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2005-Film Star Wars III Revenge of the Sith starring Ewan McGreggor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christenson, Ian McDairmid, Samuel L Jackson, Christopher Lee, Temuera Morrison, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz and James Earl Jones is released.

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2006-Mission: Space premieres the Green Team experience in Epcot’s Future World, it is a less intensive version of Mission: Space.

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2008-Television series The BacheloretteĀ premieres, this is it’s second run.

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This Day in Disney History December 2nd

1929-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Haunted House is released.

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1962-Part 1 of Television show The Mooncussers entitled Graveyard of Ships airs.

1965-Film That Darn Cat starring Haley Mills, Dean Jones, Roddy McDowell and Ed Wynn is released.

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1989-Disney Channel Premiere Film Spooner airs.

1997-Disney DVD begins.

2001-Wonderful World of Disney film Brian’s Song airs.

2003-Television series Line of Fire premieres.

2011-Disney Channel series Austin and Ally airs.

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Disney Channel original movie Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas premieres.

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2014-Christmas Special Toy Story That Time Forgot airs on ABC.

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This Day in Disney History November 27th

1957-Television show How to Relax airs.

1959-Television show A Storm Called Maria airs.

1960-Part 2 of Television show Moochie of Pop Warner Football airs.

1983-Television special Krag, the Kootenay Ram airs.

1986-Television special Disney’s Fluppy Dogs airs.

1987-Television special Disney’s DTV Monster Hits airs.

Television special Walt Disney World Celebrity Circus airs.

1988-Television film “The Absent-Minded Professor” airs.

1996-Live Action movie 101 Dalmatians starring Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Hugh Laurie, Mark Williams and Joan Plowright is released.

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2002-Animated film Treasure Planet featuring the voice talents of Martin Short, David Hyde Pierce, Emma Thompson, Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, Brian Murray, Michael McShane, Corey Burton, Tony Jay and Patrick McGoohan is released.

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2013-Animated short Get a Horse! is released.

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Computer animated film Frozen is released.

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This Day in Disney History November 25th

1933-Mickey Mouse cartoon Giantland is released.

1938-Animated short Ferdinand the Bull is released.

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1949-Donald Duck cartoon Slide, Donald, Slide is released.

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1962-Part 2 of Television show The Magnificent Rebel airs.

1971-Circle vision film America the Beautiful begins as an attraction in Tomorrowland of Magic Kingdom.

1984-Television Movie The Ewok Adventure airs to great success.

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1987-Touchstone film Three Men and a Little Baby directed by Leonard Nimoy and starring Tom Sellick, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson and Nancy Travis is released.

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1988-Television special Ducktales: Time is Money airs.

1992-Mickey’s Toontown Railroad Station opens in Disneyland replacing Videopolis Train Station.

1994-Television special Disney’s Greatest Hits on Ice airs.

1996-Final performance of the Main Street Electrical Parade runs at Disneyland.

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2009-Film Old Dogs starring Robin Williams and John Travolta is released.

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2011-Final episode of Take Two with Phineas and Ferb airs.

2015-Pixar film The Good Dinosaur is released.

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This Day in Disney History November 17th

1907-Disney Legend Les Clark is born.

1934-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Dognapper is released.

1948-Variety show Buzzy Wuzzy premieres on ABC.

1954-Television Show The Donald Duck Story airs.

1963-Television show The Truth About Mother Goose airs.

1978-Television special Star Wars Holiday Special airs.

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1984-Part 2 of Television show Mickey, Donald and Sport Goofy Show airs.

1985-Disney Channel movie The Blue Yonder starring Peter Coyote and Art Carney airs.

1989-Animated classic The Little Mermaid is generally released throughout the country sparking what will be dubbed the Disney Rennaissance.

1995-Television special “Aladdin on Ice” airs on CBS

2002-Wonderful World of Disney movie Mr. St. Nick airs.

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This Day in Disney History October 10th

1930-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Gorilla Mystery is released.

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1931-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Barnyard Broadcast is released.

1936-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey’s Elephant is released.

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1939-Donald Duck cartoon Officer Duck is released.

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1952-Donald Duck cartoon Trick or Treat is released.

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1957-Television series Zorro premieres on ABC.

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1958-Television show The Pidgeon that World a Miracle airs.

Television series 77 Sunset Strip premieres on ABC.

1961-Disney Legend Jodi Benson is born.

1965-Part 3 of the Television show The Adventures of Gallagher: The Daily Press vs. City Hall airs.

1970-Television series The Most Deadly Game premieres on ABC.

1974-Marvel Comics Incredible Hulk #180 is published it premieres the Wolverine in a cameo.

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1993-Television special The Making of the NHL’s Mighty Ducks airs.

1997-FilmĀ RocketMan starring Harland Williams and Beau Bridges is released.

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2000-Television series The Geena Davis Show premieres.

Television series Gideon’s Crossing premieres on ABC.

2012-ABC Series Nashville premieres.

2013-Television series Once Upon a Time in Wonderland airs.

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2014-Movie Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day starring Steve Carrell and Jenifer Garner is released.

Sitcom Cristella premieres on ABC.

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This Day in Disney History September 27th

1947-Animated film Fun and Fancy Free is released.

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1965-Soap Opera Never Too Young premieres on ABC.

Soap Opera The Nurses premieres on ABC.

1970-Part 2 of Television special A Boy Who Stole an Elephant airs.

1985-Film The Journey of Natty Gann is released.

Tomorrowland show Show Biz Is ends at Magic Kingdom.

1991-Touchstone film Deceived starring Goldie Hawn is released.

Direct-to-Video movie Simply Mad About the Mouse is released.

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1992-Television series Woops! premieres on Fox.

1993-the Land pavilion attraction Listen to the Land closes at EPCOT Center’s Future World.

Future World tour Tomorrow’s Harvest closes at EPCOT Center’s The Land.

2002-Touchstone film Sweet Home Alabama starring Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas and Patrick Dempsey is released.

Television series That Was Then premieres on ABC.

2005-ABC series Commander in Chief airs.

2007-Television series Big Shots premieres on ABC.

2008-Pleasure Island closes its nightclubs once and for all.

2012-Television series Last Resort premieres.

2014-Mickey Avenue attraction Studio Tram Tour closes at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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2015-ABC series Blood and Oil premieres.

ABC series Quantico premieres.

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