Category Archives: This Day In Disney History

Today In Disney History ~ August 12th

Today In Disney History ~ August 12th Disneyland Paris, originally Euro Disney Resort, is an entertainment resort in Marne-la-Vallée, a new town located 32 km (20 mi) east of the centre of Paris, and is the most visited theme park in all of Europe. It is owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company and is the only resort outside of the United States to be. The resort covers 4,800 acres (19 km2) and encompasse Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ August 11th

Today In Disney History ~ August 11th Alyson Rae Stoner is an American actress, singer-songwriter, choreographer, voice actress, singer, dancer and model. Stoner is best known for her roles in Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005–2007) and the Step Up series (2006, 2010, 2014). She has been a dancer for several artists, such as Missy Elliott, Eminem, Kumbia Kings, Outkast and Will Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ August 10th

Today In Disney History ~ August 10th Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is a resort within Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. It is located where construction on the unfinished half of Disney’s Pop Century Resort was started but later abandoned after the September 11 attacks. The resort is the first to be built in the complex in over seven years and the fifth to be placed in the value Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ August 9th

Today In Disney History ~ August 9th The Haunted Mansion opened on August 12, 1969. The ride was first announced in 1961, and advertised to open in 1963, with construction beginning in 1962, but Disney’s involvement in the 1964 World’s Fair slowed this progress. Walt’s Death in 1966 also delayed the ride as it was redesigned after his passing. The first images of Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ August 8th

Today In Disney History ~ August 8th The Little House is a 1942 book written and illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton. Author Virginia Lee Burton has stated that “The Little House was based on our own little house which we moved from the street into a field of daisies with apple trees growing around.” Burton denied it was a critique of urban sprawl, but instead wished to convey the passage of time to you Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ August 7th

Today In Disney History ~ August 7th The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement is a 2004 American romantic comedy film and the sequel to 2001’s The Princess Diaries. Unlike the first film, this film is not based on any of the books. Most of the cast returned from the first film, including Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Héctor Elizondo, Heather Matarazzo, and Larry Miller. Garry Marshall returned to direct and Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ August 6th

Today In Disney History ~ August 6th Freaky Friday is a 2003 American fantasy-comedy, teen film remake directed by Mark Waters and written by Heather Hach and Leslie Dixon, based on the novel of the same name by Mary Rodgers. It stars Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis as a daughter and mother whose bodies are switched due to a mysterious fortune cookie. It also stars Mark Harmon, Harold Gould, and Chad Michael Mur Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ August 5th

Today In Disney History ~ August 5th Disney Dream Desk PC Built by Medion specs and features By ED STEELE Published 8/7/04 Here it is, Mouseketeers! The official PC of Neverland has arrived, but the Disney Dream Desk PC seems like a mixed bag to us. On the one hand, it is a nice looking system for kids with an Intel® Celeron® D 330 2.66GHz processor with 256k of L2 Cache, 256MB DDR RAM and a front side bus r Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ August 4th

Today In Disney History ~ August 4th The Tree of Life is a 145-foot (44 m) sculpture of a tree at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort. It debuted when the attraction opened on April 22, 1998.  Baobab is the common name for each of the nine species of tree in the genus Adansonia. The generic name honours Michel Adanson, the French naturalist and explorer who described Adansonia digitata. Of the Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ August 3rd

Today In Disney History ~ August 3rd The Princess Diaries is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Garry Marshall and written by Gina Wendkos, based on Meg Cabot’s 2000 novel of the same name. It stars Anne Hathaway (in her film debut) as Mia Thermopolis, a teenager who discovers that she is the heir to the throne of the fictional Kingdom of Genovia, ruled by her grandmother Queen Dowager Clarisse Renaldi ( Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ August 2nd

Today In Disney History ~ August 2nd Disney Wonder is a cruise ship operated by Disney Cruise Line. The second ship to join the Disney fleet, she entered service in 1999. It is nearly identical in construction to its fleet mate, Disney Magic. The interior of Disney Wonder is decorated in the Art Nouveau style, in contrast to her sister ship, Disney Magic which is decorated in the Art Deco style. Both ships have 11 Continue Reading