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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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...
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...
Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! I watched Disney’s Darby O’Gill and the Little People (1959) last night and I thought about writing this article about the little leprechaun that lives in Disneyland. Have you ever heard the tale of The Little Man of Disneyland?...
Disney's It's A Small World really captivates guests and embodies the spirit of Disney.
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...
"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...
Disneyland Paris visitors got to experience a rare treat while visiting the park.
I want to tell you about the youngest Disney Imagineer, Rolly Crump. Rolly was born February 27, 1930, in Alhambra, California. Rolly started out his career as a “dipper” in a ceramic factory before getting hired on at Disney in 1952. He only had six Saturdays of art instruction at Chouinard Art Institute under his belt. Disney had an open-door policy, so...
Today marks Donald Duck’s 85th birthday. To commemorate this occasion, here are some fun facts about him. Donald’s birthday is June 9, 1934. Donald's first film was The Wise Little Hen (1934). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5dowCyaP7I Donald was the first of the “Sensational...
Wow! Thirteen years since Mike and Sulley made it to the parks. On January 22, 2006, we were introduced to Monsters, Inc.  Mike & Sulley to the Rescue! in Hollywood Pictures Backlot in California Adventure. The space that houses the Monsters, Inc. (2001) inspired attraction sat vacant for 4 years while Disney tried to fill its void with a...

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