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Today In Disney History ~ July 20th

Today In Disney History ~ July 20th 1 Today In Disney History ~ July 20th Tomorrowland is one of the many themed lands featured at all of the Magic Kingdom styled Disney theme parks around the world owned or licensed by The Walt Disney Company. Each version of the land is different and features numerous attractions that depict views of the future. Disneyland Park in Paris includes a similar area called Discoveryland, which shares some elements with oth Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ July 19th

Today In Disney History ~ July 19th 3 Today In Disney History ~ July 19th The Disney Legends Awards is a hall of fame program that recognizes individuals who have made an extraordinary and integral contribution to The Walt Disney Company. Established in 1987, the honor was traditionally awarded annually during a special private ceremony; since 2009, it has been awarded biennially during Disney’s D23 Expo. Recipients are chosen by a selection comm Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ July 18th

Today In Disney History ~ July 18th 5 Today In Disney History ~ July 18th Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln is a stage show featuring an Audio-Animatronic version of U.S. PresidentAbraham Lincoln, best known for being presented at Disneyland since 1965. It was originally showcased as the prime feature of the State of Illinois Pavilion at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. One year after its debut at the World’s Fair, the show opened at Disneyland Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ July 17th

Today In Disney History ~ July 17th 7 Today In Disney History ~ July 17th Disneyland Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, opened on July 17, 1955. It is the only theme park designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. It was originally the only attraction on the property; its name was changed to Disneyland Park to distinguish it from the expanding complex Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ July 16th

Today In Disney History ~ July 16th 9 Today In Disney History ~ July 16th Pinocchio is a 1940 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and based on the Italian children’s novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. It was the second animated feature film produced by Disney, made after the success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937). The plot of the film involves an old wood-carver named Geppetto who Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ July 15th

Today In Disney History ~ July 15th 11 Today In Disney History ~ July 15th Winnie the Pooh is a 2011 American animated buddy musical comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 51st Disney animated feature film. Inspired by A. A. Milne’s stories of the same name, the film is part of Disney’s Winnie the Pooh franchise, the fifth theatrical Winnie the Pooh film released, and Walt Disney Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ July 14th

Today In Disney History ~ July 14th 13 Today In Disney History ~ July 14th The Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow (EPCOT) was an unfinished concept being developed by Walt Disney. Its purpose was to be a “real city that would ‘never cease to be a blueprint of the future,'” designed to stimulate American corporations to come up with new ideas for urban living. This was part of Walt Disney’s original plan for the propert Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ July 13th

Today In Disney History ~ July 13th 15 Today In Disney History ~ July 13th Fraggle Rock (also known as Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock or Fraggle Rock with Jim Henson’s Muppets) is a British/American/Canadian children’s live action puppet television series about interconnected societies of Muppet creatures, created by Jim Henson. Fraggle Rock was co-produced by British television company Television South (TVS), the Canadian Broadcasting Corp Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ July 12th

Today In Disney History ~ July 12th 17 Today In Disney History ~ July 12th “Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. The screenplay is by Bill Walsh and Don DaGradi, loosely based on P. L. Travers’ book series Mary Poppins. The film, which combines live-action and animation, stars Julie Andrews in the role of Mary Po Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ July 11th

Today In Disney History ~ July 11th 18 Today In Disney History ~ July 11th Pixar also referred to as Pixar Animation Studios, is an American computer animation film studio based in Emeryville, California that is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. Pixar began in 1979 as the Graphics Group, part of the Lucasfilm computer division, before its spin-out as a corporation in 1986, with funding by Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs, who became the majority Continue Reading

Today In Disney History ~ July 10th

Today In Disney History ~ July 10th 20 Today In Disney History ~ July 10th The Brave Little Toaster is a 1987 American animated comedy film adapted from the 1980 novel The Brave Little Toaster: A Bedtime Story for Small Appliances by Thomas M. Disch. The film was directed by Jerry Rees. The film is set in a world where household appliances and other electronics come to life, pretending to be lifeless in the presence of humans. The story focuses on five Continue Reading
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