This Day in History

New Years Eve in Disney History

1918-Disney Legend Virginia Davis is born, she will play in the Alice Comedies as the lead role.

1920-Disney Legend Rex Allen is born.

1957-The Ten Millionth guest walks through the  Gates of Disneyland.

Disneyland celebrates its first New Years celebration.


1969-Film The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes starring Kurt Russell and Cesar Romero is released.


1983-Television show The Wise One airs.

1990-Fantasyland Show Dick Tracy starring in Diamond Double Cross closes in Videopolis of Disneyland.

1992-Pleasure Island Nightclub 8TRAX opens, replacing Cage.


2000-Disney Legend Masatomo Takahashi dies.

2002-Sunset Boulevard attraction The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror launches its 4th reincarnation where the drops are now random at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  It features the frightening tagline ‘The Tower is in Control”


2003-Membership club The Disney Club is disbanded, it is replaced by the Disney Rewards Visa.

2005-Final episode of The Proud Family airs.