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    3. Who was the host of America sings, voiced by Burl Ives?
    Sam the Eagle
    7. What are Guests invited to 'survive' on the Backlot tour?
    Catastrophe Canyon
    10. Who cut the ribbon for the land that later became Toontown Fair?
    Nancy Reagan
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    James, those are indeed correct!

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    Stay tuned, more "this day in disney history" facts and trivia tomorrow.

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    June 30

    1966 - Carl Barks retires.
    1971 - Release of "The Million Dollar Duck".
    1993 - Disney acquires Miramax.
    1996 - Boardwalk grand opening at WDW.
    1997 - Luxury yacht Grand I begins cruises around Seven Seas Lagoon.
    2000 - Crazy man holds a Cast Member and his son hostage at WDW's Boardwalk Resort

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    0. Where was Carl Barks born?
    1. What characters is Carl Barks best known for drawing?
    2. What does the duck in Million Dollar Duck do that most ducks don't?
    3. What happens to the aforementioned duck to make it do that?
    4. Who were the founders of Miramax?
    5. How many rooms are in the Boardwalk Inn?
    6. How large are the Boardwalk rooms?
    7. What street is the Boardwalk located on?
    8. What company designed the Grand I?
    9. How long is the Grand I?

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    0. Where was Carl Barks born?
    Merril, Oregon
    1. What characters is Carl Barks best known for drawing?
    Donald Duck
    2. What does the duck in Million Dollar Duck do that most ducks don't?
    Lay eggs with gold yolks
    3. What happens to the aforementioned duck to make it do that?
    Exposed to radiation
    4. Who were the founders of Miramax?
    Harvey & Bob Weinstein
    5. How many rooms are in the Boardwalk Inn?
    378
    6. How large are the Boardwalk rooms?
    390 sq. ft.
    7. What street is the Boardwalk located on?
    EPCOT Resort Blvd.
    8. What company designed the Grand I?
    Sea Ray
    9. How long is the Grand I?
    48 ft.
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    All correct, except
    9. How long is the Grand I?

    The answer is 44 feet according to my source.

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    July 1

    1933 - Mickey's Gala Premiere released.
    1975 - Walt Disney World's WEDway People Mover opens.
    1987 - Release of Touchstone's "Adventures in Babysitting".
    1994 - EPCOT's Innoventions opens.
    1998 - Disney Magic cruise ship leaves its birthplace, bound for America.
    2003 - Florida Indoor Clean Air Act causes all indoor workplaces at WDW to become Smoke-free


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    per request, I'll stop being a computer science geek and start my numbering at 1, not 0.
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    1. Where does Mickey's Gala Premiere take place?
    2. Mickey's Gala Premiere was re-released under what name?
    3. What is the current name of the WEDway People Mover?
    4. What sort of propulsion did the People Mover use?
    5. How many stations are on the People Mover and what are their names?
    6. What on earth would the CMs at Mickey's Star Traders be willing to do ?
    7. In adventures in Babysitting, what music can be heard when Kris and Sara watch TV? Why?
    8. What is on Sara's backpack?
    9. What does the nametag on Sara's skate say at the end of the film?
    10. Where did the Disney Magic set sail from?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam I Am
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    Trivia
    per request, I'll stop being a computer science geek and start my numbering at 1, not 0.
    Please use the "quote" button under this post (feel free to remove the 'quote' 'tags') to respond, and put your answer in the 'blue' tags so it's easier to see them. I'm lazy.

    1. Where does Mickey's Gala Premiere take place? Grauman's Chinese Theater
    2. Mickey's Gala Premiere was re-released under what name? Movie Star Mickey
    3. What is the current name of the WEDway People Mover? Tomorrowland Transit Authority
    4. What sort of propulsion did the People Mover use? Linear Induction Motors
    5. How many stations are on the People Mover and what are their names? One, Rocket Tower Plaza
    6. What on earth would the CMs at Mickey's Star Traders be willing to do ? Rocket 'ship' to any planet in the galaxy.
    7. In adventures in Babysitting, what music can be heard when Kris and Sara watch TV? Why? Theme from the movie, Halloween, which was had the same producer.
    8. What is on Sara's backpack?Picture of Gizmo from Gremlins
    9. What does the nametag on Sara's skate say at the end of the film?Sarah
    10. Where did the Disney Magic set sail from?Fincatieri shipyard in Italy
    That's all I can come up with right now!
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    That would do it. I'll post today's shortly.. (Are people enjoying the daily trivia question bit? Or are they silly. Sometimes it's a bit of a stretch. Feedback is most welcome..)

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    too many questions to answer
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    Sam... I just wanted to say how much I personally enjoy your "This Day..." posts!! I also like the trivia questions, (whether "directly related" or not). And especially enjoy some of the ones that aren't about WDW! Kepp up the GREAT work!!!
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    I am enjoying them Sam.

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    Too many questions.. hmm... well, you don't have to answer them all

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    Sam, YOu are da man! I actually am learning some stuff
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam I Am
    All correct, except
    9. How long is the Grand I?

    The answer is 44 feet according to my source.
    On Disney Info brochure about it, the stats say 48. Maybe they upgraded it?

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