This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 6th

1916-Disney Legend Adriana Caselotti, voice of Snow White, is born.

1938-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey’s Trailer is released.

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1984-Disney Channel premiere film Gone Are the Days airs.

1985-Disney Channel series Dumbo’s Circus is released.

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1988-Norway pavilion opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Norway pavilion store Fjording opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Norway pavilion restaurant Akershus opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Norway pavilion restaurant Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase Tour.

1989-Disney Channel series Teen Win, Lose or Draw premieres.

1990-Television show The Muppets at Walt Disney World airs.

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1991-The Walt Disney Company joins the prestigious list the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

1995-ABC original movie Freaky Friday airs.

2005-Disney Legend Joe Grant dies.

2011-Film Thor starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgard, Kat Dennings and Clark Gregg is released.

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Disney Channel show A.N.T. Farm airs.

Final episode of Suite Life on Deck airs.

2012-Final episode of GCB airs.

2016-Marvel film Captain America: Civil War is released.

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This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 6th

1916-Disney Legend Adriana Caselotti, voice of Snow White, is born.

1938-Mickey Mouse cartoon Mickey’s Trailer is released.

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1984-Disney Channel premiere film Gone Are the Days airs.

1985-Disney Channel series Dumbo’s Circus is released.

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1988-Norway pavilion opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Norway pavilion store Fjording opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Norway pavilion restaurant Akershus opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Norway pavilion restaurant Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase Tour.

1989-Disney Channel series Teen Win, Lose or Draw premieres.

1990-Television show The Muppets at Walt Disney World airs.

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1991-The Walt Disney Company joins the prestigious list the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

1995-ABC original movie Freaky Friday airs.

2005-Disney Legend Joe Grant dies.

2011-Film Thor starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgard, Kat Dennings and Clark Gregg is released.

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Disney Channel show A.N.T. Farm airs.

Final episode of Suite Life on Deck airs.

2012-Final episode of GCB airs.

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1907-Disney Legend Cyril Edgar is born.

1944-Disney Legend Russi Taylor is born.

1949-The first Tru-Life Adventure Seal Island is released.

1977-Tomorrowland attraction Space Mountain opens in Disneyland.

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Tomorrowland attraction Starcade opens in Disneyland.

1980-Part 2 of Television show The Secret of Lost Valley airs.

Final episode of Galactica 1980 airs on ABC.

2003-Television show Tim Allen Presents: A User’s Guide to Home Improvement airs.

2007-Film Spider-Man 3 starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church, JK Simmons, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rosemary Harris, Ted Raimi and Bruce Campbell is released.

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2009-Paradise Pier attraction Mickey’s Fun Wheel opens in California Adventure replacing The Sun Wheel.

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2010-Television series Detroit 1-8-7 premieres on ABC.

2012-Film The Avengers starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlet Johanson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Samuel L Jackson, Paul Bethany and Gwyneth Paltrow is released.

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2014-Disney pushes Star Wars Day, this year it is helped out by a special episode of The Big Bang Theory and The Goldbergs that help promote the holiday.

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This Day in Disney History May 1st

1924-Alice comedy Alice’s Wild West Show is released.

1942-Donald Duck cartoon Donald Gets Drafted is released.

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1943-Educational film Water, Friend or Enemy is delivered to the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs.

1957-Television show Yellowstone Cubs/Bear Country airs.

1977-Empress Lilly riverboat opens at the Walt Disney World Village.

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1982-Television special A Disney Vacation airs.

1988-Part 1 of Splash Too airs.

1989-The 5th Disney Theme Park and 3rd at Walt Disney World, Disney-MGM Studios opens to the public.

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Opening land Hollywood Boulevard opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Hollywood Boulevard attraction The Great Movie Ride opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Hollywood Boulevard attraction Superstar Television opens at Disney-MGM Studios.

Hollywood Boulevard theater Theater of the Stars opens at Disney-MGM Studios.

Hollywood Boulevard store Crossroads of the World opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Hollywood Boulevard store Mickey’s of Hollywood opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Hollywood Boulevard store Sid Cahuenga’s One-of-a-Kind opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Hollywood Boulevard restaurant Hollywood Brown Derby opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Hollywood Boulevard restaurant Hollywood & Vine opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Hollywood Boulevard restaurant Starring Rolls Cafe opens at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Backlot area New York Streets open at Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Backlot attraction Monster Sound Show opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

Backlot restaurant 50’s Prime Time Cafe opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Backlot restaurant Backlot Express opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

Backlot restaurant Dinosaur Gertie’s Ice Cream of Extinction opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Backlot restaurant Min & Bill’s Dockside Diner opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Mickey Avenue attraction Backstage Studio Tour opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

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Mickey Avenue attraction Mickey and Mikey premieres at Disney-MGM Studios.

Mickey Avenue attraction The Lottery opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

Animation Courtyard attraction the Magic of Disney Animation opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

Back to Neverland an attraction in Animation Courtyard opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

Animation Courtyard store Animation Gallery opens up at Disney-MGM Studios.

Animation Courtyard restaurant Soundstage Restaurant opens up at Disney-MGM Studios.

Mickey Avenue restaurant Studio Catering Co opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Disney Classics Theater opens in Disney-MGM Studios.

Night Club district Pleasure Island opens near Disney Village then became a part of Downtown Disney.

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Pleasure Island Nightclub Comedy Warehouse opens.

Pleasure Island Nightclub Mannequins opens.

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Pleasure Island club Neon Armadillo Music Saloon opens at Disney Village Marketplace.

Club X2FR Rockin’ Rollerdome opens in Pleasure Island.

1990-Television series America’s Funniest People premieres on ABC.

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1997-Part 3 of miniseries The Shining airs on ABC.

1998-Touchstone film He Got Game is released.

Adventureland attraction Enchanted Tiki Room-Under New Management opens at Magic Kingdom replacing Tropical Serenade.

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1999-Animated series Mickey MouseWorks premieres.

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2001-Dinoland USA attraction Countdown to Extinction changes its name to Dinosaur in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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2006-Fantasyland restaurant Village Fry Shoppe opens in Magic Kingdom replacing Lumiere’s.

2009-Film X-Men Origins: Wolverine starring Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston, Lynn Collins, Dominic Monaghan, Taylor Kitsch and Patrick Stewart is released.

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2015-Film Avengers: Age of Ultron is released.

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