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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Tinker Bell is one of the most iconic characters that Disney has ever created. She made her first Disney appearance in the 1953 animated feature Peter Pan, as pantomimed by Margaret Kerry, Kathryn Beaumont, and Ginni Mack. Disney then used her to promote the upcoming theme park, Disneyland. Since the opening of the park in 1955, Walt thought the...
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Today marks the 52nd anniversary of one of the most iconic attractions in Disneyland, Pirates of the Caribbean. This is an over sixteen-minute dark-ride, in a boat, through a gallery of animatronic pirates. This was the largest Audio-Animatronic attraction ever created and still ranks among the largest today. It was set in the 1800s in the West...
Today marks the 25 year anniversary of the passing of one of comedy’s greatest actors, John Candy (October 31, 1950-March 4, 1994). John had 66 acting credits to his name before his passing. He was actually in Mexico filming the movie Wagons East (1994) when he died of a heart attack. You might recognize him from films...
January 9, 2019, marks the 32nd anniversary of one of the most popular attractions in Disneyland, Star Tours. In the beginning, this race through space attraction wasn’t what it turned out to be. Originally, Disney was making a ride simulator attraction based on their sci-fi film The Black Hole (1979). With an estimated cost of $50 million, Disney felt...
Disney's It's A Small World really captivates guests and embodies the spirit of Disney.
Happy President’s Day! Has everyone visited the Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln attraction in Disneyland? If you haven’t seen the audio-animatronic presentation by our 16th president, then I highly recommend it. To honor this holiday, I am presenting you with fun facts about the iconic attraction. The attraction opened to the public on July...
This fun fact was one of the original, and most shared, fun facts that I heard which sparked my interest in Disneyland history. There is a half basketball court in the top of the mountain. Rumor has it that the reason they built a basketball court in the top of the mountain was that, back in...
"Do you like Disney fun facts?" That is my catchphrase. My name is Joshua Shaffer and I am the published author of two Disneyland history and Disney Movie fun fact books titled Discovering the Magic Kingdom: An Unofficial Disneyland Vacation Guide.   In 2006, I began learning fun facts about Disneyland. I would write them down as I learned them and...

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