This Day in History

This Day in Disney History May 15th

1908-Disney Legend Joe Grant is born.

1930-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Cactus Kid is released.

1937-Silly Symphony cartoon Little Hiawatha is released.

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1977-Television special Disney’s Greatest Villains airs.

1979-Final episode of Starsky & Hutch airs on ABC.

1988-Television movie Justin Case airs.

1995-Restaurant California Grill opens atop the Contemporary Resort.

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Part 2 of mini series The Langoliers airs on ABC.

1998-Touchstone film The Horse Whisperer starring Robert Redford is released.

1999-Disney Channel original movie The Thirteenth Year airs.

2001-Fantillusion ends its run in Tokyo Disneyland.

2015-California Adventure opens the land Grizzly Peak Airfield, retheming Condor Flats into this new area.

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New store Humprey’s Service & Supply opens in Grizzly Peak Airfield, replacing Fly ‘n’ Buy.

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2016-Disney Springs opens the Town Center, the last major area of the Disney Springs expansion to open.  Among the more famous residents to open this day are Sprinkles and D-Luxe Burgers.

Boardwalk Inn resort opens an Ample Hills Creamery.

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Tokyo Disneyland’s Birthday in Disney History

1917-Actor Hans Conried is born.

1932-Mickey Mouse cartoon Barnyard Olympics is released.

1938-Donald Duck cartoon Donald’s Nephews is released.

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1962-Television special Disneyland After Dark airs.

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1973-Main Street USA attraction The Walt Disney Story opens in Magic Kingdom.

1975-Tomorrowland attraction Flight to the Moon closes in Magic Kingdom.

1983-Disney’s fourth theme park and second modeled after Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland opens in Urayasu, Japan.  Just outside of Tokyo this is land reclaimed from Tokyo Bay and with a joint venture of the Oriental Land Company this park opened and is an extremely successful venture.

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World Bazaar attraction Fire Truck opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

World Bazaar attraction Horseless Carriage opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

World Bazaar attraction Omnibus opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

World Bazaar attraction Main Street Cinema opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

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World Bazaar attraction Penny Arcade opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

World Bazaar store Camera Center opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

World Bazaar store Disneyana opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

World Bazaar store Grand Emporium opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

World Bazaar store New Century Clock Shop opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

World Bazaar store Storybook Store opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

World Bazaar restaurant Crystal Palace opens  in Tokyo Disneyland.

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Adventureland opens up with Tokyo Disneyland.

Adventureland attraction Pirates of the Caribbean opens with Tokyo Disneyland.

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Adventureland attraction The Jungle Cruise opens with Tokyo Disneyland.

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Adventureland attraction Western River Railroad opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Adventureland attraction Enchanted Tiki Room opens up in Tokyo Disneyland.

Adventureland Bazaar opens up in Tokyo Disneyland.

Adventureland Restaurant Club 33 opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Adventureland restaurant Polynesian Terrace opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Adventureland restaurant Royal Street Veranda opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

The land Westernland opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Westernland attraction Tom Sawyer Island opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Westernland attraction Mark Twain Riverboat opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

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Westernland attraction Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Westernland attraction Westernland Shootin’ Gallery opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Westernland attraction Country Bear Theatre opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Westernland restaurant Hungry Bear Restaurant opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Westernland restaurant Lucky Nugget Cafe opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Westernland restaurant Mile Long Bar opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Westernland Restaurant Pecos Bill Cafe opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Westernland restaurant Plaza Pavilion opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

The Land Fantasyland opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Fantasyland icon Cinderella’s Castle opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

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Fantasyland attraction Cinderella’s Castle Carousel opens at Tokyo Disneyland.

Fantasyland attraction Mickey Mouse Revue opens at Tokyo Disneyland.

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Fantasyland attraction Peter Pan’s Flight opens at Tokyo Disneyland.

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Fantasyland attraction Pinocchio’s Daring Journey opens at Tokyo Disneyland.

Fantasyland attraction Snow White’s Scary Adventure opens at Tokyo Disneyland.

Fantasyland attraction Dumbo the Flying Elephant opens at Tokyo Disneyland.

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Fantasyland attraction It’s a Small World opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

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Fantasyland attraction The Haunted Mansion opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

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Fantasyland store Tinkerbell’s Toy Shoppe opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Fantasyland store The Mad Hatter opens with Tokyo Disneyland.

Fantasyland restaurant Captain Hook’s Galley opens with Tokyo Disneyland.

Fantasyland restaurant Four Corners Food Fair opens with Tokyo Disneyland.

Fantasyland restaurant Small World Restaurant opens with Tokyo Disneyland.

Fantasyland restaurant Troubadour Tavern opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Skyway attraction between Tomorrowland and Fantasyland opens with Tokyo Disneyland.

The land Tomorrowland opens with Tokyo Disneyland.

Tomorrowland attraction Grand Circuit Raceway opens with Tokyo Disneyland.

Tomorrowland attraction Star Jets opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Tomorrowland attraction Star Jets opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Tomorrowland attraction The Eternal Sea opens with Tokyo Disneyland.

Tomorrowland attraction Meet the World opens with Tokyo Disneyland.

Tomorrowland attraction Circle Vision opens with Magic Carpet ‘Round the World at Tokyo Disneyland.

Tomorrowland attraction Space Mountain opens at Tokyo Disneyland.

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Tomorrowland restaurant Plaza Restaurant opens at Tokyo Disneyland.

Tomorrowland restaurant Space Place Food Port opens at Tokyo Disneyland.

1985-Television series Me and Mom premieres on ABC.

Television series Lady Blue premieres on ABC.

1988-Film Return to Snowy River is released.

Tomorrowland show One Man’s Dream premiers at Tokyo Disneyland.

1990-Television special Celebrity Celebration aboard the Queen Mary airs.

1991-Television movie She Stood Alone airs.

1993-World Bazaar attraction The Disney Gallery opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

1994-Film White Fang 2: The Myth of the White Wolf starring Alfred Molina is released.

1996-The Land Mickey’s Toontown opens at Tokyo Disneyland.

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Mickey’s Toontown attraction Goofy’s Bounce House opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Gadget’s Go Coaster opens in Mickey’s Toontown of Tokyo Disneyland.

Mickey’s Toontown attraction Jolly Trolley opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Mickey’s Toontown attraction Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

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Gag Factory/Toontown Five & Dime open up in Mickey’s Toontown of Tokyo Disney.

1997-Television series Soul Man premieres.

Tomorrowland 3D attraction MicroAdventure! opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

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1998-Statue Partners premieres in World Bazaar of Tokyo Disneyland.

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1999-Film Entropy is released, it is an independent film that Touchstone will released on Video.  It stars Kelly MacDonald and Hector Elizando.

2004-Tomorrowland attraction Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

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2011-Disney Channel Original Movie Lemonade Mouth airs.

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2012-Nightime spectacular ElecTRONica ends at California Adventure.

Future World attraction Test Track closes at Epcot, it will be refurbished.

2013-Disney Junior series Henry Hugglemonster premieres.

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2016-Live action movie The Jungle Book is released.

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Walt Disney World Birthday in Disney History

1911-Disney Legend Irwin Kostal is born.

1932-Silly Symphony cartoon Bugs in Love is released.

1935-Disney Legend Julie Andrews is born. She will become famous for playing Mary Poppins and Maria Von Trapp.

1960-Jazz event Dixieland at Disneyland begins at Disneyland.

1961-Part 1 of Television show The Horsemasters: Follow Your Heart airs.

Television series Bus Stop premieres on ABC.

1966-Walt Disney is the first recipient of the Showman of the World award.

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Film The Fighting Prince of Donegal is released.

1971-Walt Disney World, originally advertised as Disney World opens with one theme park and two hotels.

The Second theme park and first at Walt Disney World opens, it is called Magic Kingdom.

The land Main Street USA opens at Magic Kingdom.

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Walt Disney World Railroad opens in Magic Kingdom, it only has a station on Main Street USA opening day.  The Frontierland station will be added in 1972 and the Fantasyland Station will be added in 1991 but it will be the Mickey’s Star Land Station, becoming the Mickey’s Toontown Fair Station in 1996 and the Fantasyland Station in 2012.

Main Street USA attraction Horse-drawn Streetcars opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Main Street USA attraction Fire Engine opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Main Street USA attraction Omnibus opens in Magic Kingdom.

Main Street USA attraction Main Street Cinema opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Main Street USA attraction Penny Arcade opened in Magic Kingdom.

Main Street USA attraction Fire Station opened in Magic Kingdom.

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Main Street USA attraction Jitneys opens in Magic Kingdom.

Main Street USA store Camera Center opens in Magic Kingdom.

Main Street USA store Emporium opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Main Street USA store House of Magic opens in Magic Kingdom.

Main Street USA store Main Street Confectionary opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Main Street USA store Market House opens in Magic Kingdom.

Main Street USA restaurant Town Square Cafe opens in Magic Kingdom.

Main Street USA restaurant Refreshment Corner opens in Magic Kingdom.

Main Street USA restaurant Crystal Palace opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Main Street USA restaurant Plaza Restaurant opens in Magic Kingdom.

Adventureland opens with Walt Disney World.

Adventureland attraction Swiss Family Treehouse opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Adventureland attraction Tropical Serenade opens in Magic Kingdom.

Adventureland attraction The Jungle Cruise opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Adventureland Veranda restaurant opens in Magic Kingdom.

The land Frontierland opens with Magic Kingdom.

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Frontierland attraction Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes opens in Magic Kingdom.

Frontierland attraction Diamond Horseshoe opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Frontierland attraction Frontier Shooting Gallery opens in Magic Kingdom.

Frontierland attraction Country Bear Jamboree opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Frontierland restaurant Mile Long Bar opens at Magic Kingdom.

Frontierland restaurant Pecos Bill Cafe opens at Magic Kingdom.

The land Liberty Square opens in Magic Kingdom.

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The Hall of Presidents opens up in Liberty Square.

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Liberty Square attraction The Haunted Mansion opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Liberty Square restaurant Columbia Harbor House opens in Magic Kingdom.

Liberty Square restaurant Liberty Tree Tavern opens in Magic Kingdom.

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The land Fantasyland opens in Magic Kingdom.

Fantasyland icon and park icon Cinderella’s Castle opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Fantasyland attraction Cinderella’s Golden Carousel opens in Magic Kingdom.

Fantasyland attraction Mickey Mouse Revue opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Fantasyland attraction Snow White Adventure opens in Magic Kingdom.

Fantasyland attraction Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Fantasyland attraction Mad Tea Party opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Fantasyland attraction Dumbo Flying Elephants opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Fantasyland attraction It’s a Small World opens at Magic Kingdom.

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Fantasyland restaurant King Stefan’s Banquet Hall opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Fantasyland restaurant Pinocchio Village Haus opens in Magic Kingdom.

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Skyway between Tomorrowland and Fantasyland opens in Magic Kingdom.

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The land Tomorrowland opens in Magic Kingdom.

Tomorrowland attraction Grand Prix Raceway opens in Magic Kingdom.

Tomorrowland store Mickey’s Mart opens in Magic Kingdom.

Monorail line opens around Seven Seas Lagoon.

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Contemporary resort opens at Walt Disney World, it becomes a popular resort hotel, and is unique because the monorail literally slides through the center of the hotel.

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Restaurant Fiesta Fun Center opens in the Contemporary resort hotel.

Contemporary resort restaurant Top of the World opens.

Polynesian resort opens at Walt Disney World.

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Polynesian resort restaurant Coral Isle Cafe opens.

Polynesian resort restaurant Papeete Bay Veranda opens.

1972-Television show The Nashville Coyote airs.

1974-Santa Fe & Disneyland railroad is renamed to the Disneyland Railroad in Disneyland.

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1981-Television special Florida’s Disney Decade airs.

Tencennial Parade premieres at Magic Kingdom.

1982-Special short Vincent directed by Tim Burton is released.

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Frontierland restaurant Casa de Fritos becomes Casa Mexicana at Disneyland.

The third theme park that transforms Walt Disney World into a resort.  This second theme park is EPCOT Center, EPCOT is an acronym for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow opens for the world.

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Future World opens in EPCOT Center.

Future World attraction Spaceship Earth opens in EPCOT Center.

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Spaceship Earth pavilion kiosk Earth Station opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

Communicore a pavilion in EPCOT Center’s Future World opens with the park.  It is made of two buildings that showcase forms of how to communicate in the future.

Comunicore pavilion attraction Astuter Computer Revue opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

Comunicore pavilion exhibit Energy Exchange opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

Communicore pavilion EPCOT Computer Central opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

Communicore pavilion Future Con opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

Future World attraction TravelPort opens in EPCOT Center’s Communicore.

Comunicore pavilion store Centorium opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

Future World restaurant Stargate opens in EPCOT Center’s Communicore.

Journey Into Imagination pavilion opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

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Journey Into Imagination pavilion attraction Image Works opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

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Journey Into Imagination pavilion 3D attraction Magic Journeys opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

The Land pavilion opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

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The Land pavilion attraction Listen to the Land opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

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The Land pavilion animatronic show Kitchen Kabaret opens at EPCOT Center’s Future World.

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Future World attraction Symbiosis premieres at EPCOT Center’s The Land.

Future World tour Tomorrow’s Harvest opens in EPCOT Center’s The Land.

The Land pavilion restaurant Good Turn Restaurant opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

The Land pavilion restaurant Farmers Market opens in EPCOT Center’s future World.

Future World pavilion and attraction Universe of Energy opens in EPCOT Center.

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Universe of Energy pavilion pre show Energy You Make the World Go Round’ Opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

Universe of Energy pavilion animated film Energy Creation Story opens as part of the Universe of Energy attraction in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

Future World attraction and pavilion World of Motion opens in EPCOT Center.

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World of Motion attraction The Bird and the Robot opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World

Future World exhibit Transcenter opens at EPCOT Center’s World of Motion.

Future World restaurant Odyssey opens in EPCOT Center.

FriendShips opens in World Showcase.

Canada pavilion opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Circle Vision film O’Canada opens in the Canada pavilion of EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Canada pavilion store Northwest Mercantile Trading Post opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Canada pavilion restaurant Le Cellier opens as a buffet in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

World Showcase pavilion United Kingdom opens in EPCOT Center.

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United Kingdom pavilion shop Biscuit Barrell opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

United Kingdom pavilion store His Lordship opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

United Kingdom pavilion store Pringle of Scotland opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

World Showcase store The Toy Soldier opens in EPCOT Center’s United Kingdom.

United Kingdom pavilion restaurant Rose & Crown Pub opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

France pavilion opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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France pavilion attraction Impressions de France opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

France pavilion store Plume et Palette opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

France pavilion restaurant Au Petite Cafe opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

France pavilion restaurant Boulangerie Patisserie opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

France pavilion restaurant Les Chefs de France opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Japan pavilion opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Japan pavilion store Mitsukoshi Department Store opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Japan pavilion restaurant Mitsukoshi Dining Room opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

World Showcase restaurant Tempuru Kiko opens in EPCOT Center’s Japan.

World Showcase restaurant Teppanyaki Dining Rooms opens in EPCOT Center’s Japan.

World Showcase restaurant Yakitori House opens in EPCOT Center’s Japan.

American Adventure pavilion of EPCOT Center’s World Showcase opens.

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American Adventure audio animatronic show opens in the pavilion of the same name in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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America Gardens Theatre opens in American Adventure pavilion of EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

American Adventure restaurant Liberty Inn opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Italy pavilion opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Italy pavilion shop Arcata d’Antigiani opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Italy pavilion store Il Bel Cristallo opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Italy pavilion restaurant L’Originale Alfredo di roma Ristorante opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

The pavilion Germany opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Germany pavilion store Der Bucherwurm opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Germany pavilion store Der Teddybar opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Germany pavilion store Glas Und Porzellan opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

World Showcase store Sussigkeiten opens in EPCOT Center’s Germany.

World Showcase store Weinkeller opens in EPCOT Center’s Germany.

Germany pavilion restaurant Biergarten opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

China pavilion opens in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

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World Showcase attraction Wonders of China opens in EPCOT Center’s China.

Mexico pavilion opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Mexico pavilion attraction El Del Rio Tiemo or The River of Time opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Mexico pavilion store Artesanias Mexicanasopens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Mexico pavilion restaurant San Angel Inn opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

Mexico pavilion restaurant Cantina de San Angel opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

1983-Main Street USA restaurant Town Square Cafe returns to Disneyland replacing and sandwiching American Egg House.

Future World attraction and pavilion Horizons opens at EPCOT Center, now Epcot.

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1986-Television Special Walt Disney’s Wet and Wild airs.

Frontierland attraction Diamond Horseshoe Revue changes to the Diamond Horseshoe Jamboree in Magic Kingdom.

1988-Caribbean Beach resort opens at Walt Disney World, it is the largest resort on property and is the first Moderate priced resort on property.  Allowing guests to stay on property longer with the additional attractions that would be coming.

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Old Port Royale opens at the Caribbean Beach Resort.

1991-Nighttime Parade SpectroMagic premieres at Magic Kingdom.

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Vacation Club Resort opens up on Walt Disney World, it will become Old Key West resort.

Vacation Club Resort store Conch Flats General Store opens in Walt Disney World.

Vacation Club Resort restaurant Good’s Food to Go.

Vacation Club Resort restaurant Olivia’s Cafe opens.

1992-Critter Country opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

Critter Country attraction Splash Mountain opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

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Critter Country restaurant Grandma Sara’s Kitchen opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

1993-Film Cool Runnings starring Leon, Doug E Doug and John Candy is released.

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Comunicore attraction Backstage Magic closes in EPCOT Center’s Future World.

1994-Euro Disney is renamed Disneyland Paris.

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1995-Television series Misery Loves Company premieres.

Disney opens up the Vero Beach resort.

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1996-Main Street USA store Disneyana closes in Magic Kingdom.

Mickey’s Toontown Fair attraction The Barnstormer opens in Magic Kingdom.

1999-Leave a Legacy begins at Epcot.

Imagination pavilion attraction Image Works “What If” Labs opens in Epcot’s Future World.

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Imagination pavilion attraction Journey Into Your Imagination opens in Epcot’s Future World, replacing Journey Into Imagination.

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Nighttime spectacular Illuminations: Reflections of Earth premieres at Epcot’s World Showcase.

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2000-Innoventions pavilion store The Art of Disney opens in Epcot of Future World.

2001-Share a Dream Come True Parade premieres at Magic Kingdom replacing Magical Moments Parade.

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Animation Courtyard attraction One Man’s Dream: 100 Years of Magic opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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Animation Courtyard show Playhouse Disney-Live on Stage opens in Disney-MGM Studios now Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

2002-Television series Less than Perfect premieres.

2003-Television series It’s All Relative premieres.

Television series Karen Sisco premieres on ABC.

2004-Film Ladder 49 starring John Travolta, Jouaquin Phoenix and Jacinda Barret is released.

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2006-Tomorrowland attraction Jedi Training Academy opens in Disneyland.

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Fantasyland show Dream Along with Mickey premieres at Magic Kingdom replacing Cinderellabration.

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2013-Final episode of Lucky 7 airs on ABC.

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This Day in Disney History September 16th

1916-Walt Disney joins the Red Cross where he will go to Europe during World War I.

1933-Silly Symphony cartoon The Pied Paper is released.

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1955-Fantasyland attraction Canal Boats of the World closes at Disneyland.

1963-Television series The Outer Limits airs on ABC.

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1969-Final episode of The Guns of Will Sonnett airs on ABC.

1971-Disney Legend Bill Garity dies.

1972-Television series The Streets of San Francisco premieres on ABC.

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1979-The Strelzyk and Wetzel family fly from East to West Germany, their story will be the basis of Night Crossing.

1983-Television special Sport Goofy airs second part.

1984-Morocco pavilion restaurant Marrakesh opens in EPCOT Center’s World Showcase.

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Tomorrowland attraction The Eternal Sea closes in Tokyo Disneyland.  It will be replaced by Magic Journeys.

1987-Television series The Oldest Rookie premieres.

1991-Live Show Muppets on Location–The Days of Swine and Roses premieres at Disney-MGM Studios.

1993-Television series The Sinbad Show premieres.

1994-Hollywood Picture Quiz Show is released.

1995-Television series Brotherly Love airs.

Television series Maybe This Time premieres.

1997-Direct-to-Video Hollywood Pictures film Silent Trigger is released.

ESPN Store opens in Glendale California.

2001-Wonderful World of Disney special Walt: The Man Behind the Myth narrated by Dick Van Dyke airs.

2006-Playhouse Disney series Handy Manny premieres.

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Final performance of the Fantasyland show Cinderellabration performs at Magic Kingdom.

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This Day in Disney History September 1st

1910-Disney Legend Cyril James is born.

1934-Silly Symphony cartoon Peculiar Penguins is released.

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1939-Donald Duck cartoon The Autograph Hound is released.

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1940-Donald Duck cartoon The Volunteer Worker is delivered to the Community Chest Trailers.

1944-Donald Duck cartoon The Plastics Inventor is released.

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1950-Donald Duck cartoon Hook, Lion and Sinker is released.

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1958-Tomorrowland attraction Dairy Bar closes in Disneyland.

1983-Disney Channel series Donald Duck Presents airs.

1989-The Three Hundred Millionth guest walks through the gates of Disneyland.

1990-Game Show Monopoly airs its final episode on ABC.

1996-Tomorrowland 3D attraction Captain EO closes at Tokyo Disneyland.

1997-Animated series 101 Dalmatians: The Series premieres.

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Final performance of Light Magic performs at Disneyland.

Adventureland attraction Tropical Serenade closes in Magic Kingdom.

2000-Fantasyland attraction Pooh’s Hunny Hunt opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

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2001-River Country closes at Walt Disney World.

2002-Disney’s One Too ends its run on UPN.

2005-Fantasyland playground Pooh’s Playful Spot opens in Magic Kingdom.

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2007-Final episode of American Dragon: Jake Long airs.

Canada pavilion O Canada returns more updated in Epcot’s World Showcase.

2008-Final episode of The Suite Life of Zack & Cody airs.

2009-New Dragon premieres at Fantasmic in Disneyland.

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2015-Disney Legend Dean Jones passes away at age 84.

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This Day in Disney History August 31st

1924-Disney Legend Buddy Hackett is born.

1935-Mickey Mouse cartoon Pluto’s Judgement Day is released.

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1951-Goofy cartoon Get Rich Quick is released.

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1960-Tomorrowland attraction Bathroom of Tomorrow closes in Disneyland.

1992-Circle Vision film American Journeys ends its run as a Tomorrowland attraction in Tokyo Disney.

1998-Animated series Hercules airs.

2004-Animated short One by One is released.

2007-Italy pavilion restaurant L’Originale Alfredo di Roma Ristorante closes at Epcot’s World Showcase.

2012-Direct to Video release of Secret of the Wings is released.

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This Day in Disney History July 21st

1939-Mickey Mouse cartoon The Pointer is released.

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1942-Educational film Food Will Win the War is released.

1950-Pluto cartoon Pests of the West is released.

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1951-Disney Legend Robin Williams is born.

1992-Adventureland restaurant Boiler Room Bites opens in Tokyo Disneyland

Adventureland restaurant China Voyager opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

1993-Adventureland attraction Swiss Family Treehouse opens in Tokyo Disneyland.

1995-Nighttime parade Fantillusion premieres at Tokyo Disneyland.

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2005-Lost River Delta attraction Raging Spirits opens at Tokyo DisneySea.

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Lost River Delta restaurant Lost River Cookhouse opens at Tokyo DisneySea.

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2006-Disney Channel Original Movie Read It and Weep airs.

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