1960's

1960- MAY 19, "POLLYANNA" IS RELEASED INTO THEATRES

1960- JUNE 11, "THE SIGN OF ZORRO" IS RELEASED INTO THEATRES

1960- DECEMBER 21, "SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON" IS RELEASED INTO THEATRES

Part of the MorTown Collection

Part of the MorTown Collection

1961- JANUARY 25, "101 DALMATIANS" WAS RELEASED INTO THEATRES

 

1961- MARCH 16, "THE ABSENT-MINDED PROFESSOR" IS RELEASED INTO THEATRES

1961- THE FIRST ALL-NIGHT GRAD NIGHT PARTY WAS HELD AT DISNEYLAND IN JUNE FOR OVER 8,000 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, MAKING IT AT THE TIME THE LARGEST GRADUATION PARTY EVER HELD IN THE U.S.

1961- JUNE 21, "THE PARENT TRAP" IS RELEASED INTO THEATRES

1961- THE DISNEYLAND ALWEG MONORAIL FINALIZED A 2.5 MILE EXPANSION CONNECTING THE MAGIC KINGDOM AND THE DISNEYLAND HOTEL.

1961- DECEMBER 14, "BABES IN TOYLAND" IS RELEASED INTO THEATRES

1962- DECEMBER 21, "IN SEARCH OF THE CASTAWAYS" IS RELEASED INTO THEATRES

1963- JANUARY 16, "SON OF FLUBBER" IS RELEASED INTO THEATRES

1963- JULY 23, THE ENCHANTED TIKI ROOM OPENED AT DISNEYLAND AND MARKED THE FIRST USE OF AUDIO-ANIMATRONIC TECHNOLOGY

 

1963- NOVEMBER 20, "THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY" IS RELEASED INTO THEATRES

1963- DECEMBER 25,  "THE SWORD AND THE STONE" WAS RELEASED INTO THEATERS.

 

1964- WALT DISNEY PRODUCED FOUR SHOWS FOR THE NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR UTILIZING THE NEW AUDIO-ANIMATRONIC TECHNOLOGY, INCLUDING IT'S A SMALL WORLD, CAROUSEL OF PROGRESS, GREAT MOMENTS WITH MR. LINCOLN AND THE SKYWAY.

1964- ON AUGUST 29, "MARY POPPINS" PREIMERED. THE FEATURE ALSO WON SIX ACADEMY AWARDS, INCLUDING BEST ACTRESS FOR JULIE ANDREWS

1965- WED ENTERPRISES WAS INCORPORATED AS A SUBSIDIARY OF WALT DISNEY PRODUCTIONS, AS WED HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY PERSONALLY OWNED BY WALT HIMSELF FROM 1952-1965

1965- JULY 18, GREAT MOMENTS WITH MR. LINCOLN OPENS AT DISNEYLAND

1966- MAY, 28, IT'S A SMALL WORLD OPENS AT DISNEYLAND

 

1966- December 15, WALT DISNEY PASSED AWAY AT ST. JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL IN BURBANK, CA

1967- MARCH 18, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN OPENS AT DISNEYLAND

1967- OCTOBER 18, "THE JUNGLE BOOK" WAS RELEASED INTO THEATERS.

 

1967- THE FIRST DAILY OPERATING PEOPLEMOVER SYSTEM IN THE UNITED STATES BEGAN OPERATION AT DISNEYLAND

1967- NOVEMBER 30, "THE HAPPIEST MILLIONAIRE" IS RELEASED INTO THEATRES

1968- "WINNIE THE POOH AND THE BLUSTERY DAY" WAS RELEASED AND WON THE ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST CARTOON SHORT SUBJECT.

Original Script- Part of the MorTown Collection

Original Script- Part of the MorTown Collection

 

1968- DECEMBER 24, "THE LOVE BUG" IS RELEASED INTO THEATRES

1969- AUGUST 9, THE HAUNTED MANSION OPENS AT DISNEYLAND

 


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