The Walt Disney World that Never Was: Soviet Russia

By Lou Mongello
Monday, June 18th, 2012 1 Comment »

by Josh Taylor During a big announcement in January of 1990, Michael Eisner proclaimed the 1990s to be the Disney Decade. Large expansions of both Disneyland and Walt Disney World […]

THIS WEEK IN DISNEY HISTORY: Week of June 12

By Lou Mongello
Monday, June 11th, 2012 No Comments »

by Candra Spirtoff and Megan Voisard Did You Know? June 12, 1975 – the attraction Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln returns to Disneyland after being replaced 2 years prior by […]

D23’s Journey to Marceline: A Trip Report!

By Lou Mongello
Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 No Comments »

Please welcome to the blog Ron Thompson.  Also known as DisneyDragons, Ron is a passionate Disney fan. He is a D23 Charter Member and a DVC member since 1998.  He […]

THIS WEEK IN DISNEY HISTORY: Week of June 4

By Lou Mongello
Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 1 Comment »

by Candra Spirtoff and Megan Voisard Did You Know? June 8, 2005 – The Walt Disney Company donates several objects from Disneyland’s opening year to the Smithsonian National Museum of […]

The World that Never Was: Copperfield’s Magic Underground

By Lou Mongello
Monday, June 4th, 2012 No Comments »

by Josh Taylor Back in 1996, world renowned illusionist David Copperfield was venturing out of the realm of magic and into the role of being a restaurant owner… at least […]

THIS WEEK IN DISNEY HISTORY: Week of May 20

By Lou Mongello
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012 4 Comments »

by Candra Spirtoff and Megan Voisard Did You Know? May 24, 1968 – Walt Disney’s widow, Lillian, was presented with a Congressional Gold Medal by President Johnson, honoring Walt’s distinguished […]

The World that Never Was: Beastly Kingdom

By Lou Mongello
Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 1 Comment »

by Josh Taylor In celebration of the Animal Kingdom’s anniversary and Earth Day, which just passed us, I figured now would be a better time than ever to talk about […]

THIS WEEK IN DISNEY HISTORY: Week of May 6

By Lou Mongello
Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 No Comments »

by Candra Spirtoff and Megan Voisard Did you Know? May 6, 1988 – The Norway Pavilion in EPCOT Center has a soft opening in World Showcase. It will officially open […]

This Week in Disney History: Week of April 30

By Lou Mongello
Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 2 Comments »

by Candra Spirtoff and Megan Voisard Did you Know? May 1, 1940 – Walt Disney received a United States patent for the “art of animation” camera – a multiplane camera […]