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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    Quote Originally Posted by Disneyland Daddy View Post
    You're probably right about this, but Cid, what do you have to say???
    Me?? Right about something? Whoa.



    May this moment in history never be forgotten

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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    Quote Originally Posted by pianoman13 View Post
    Chip 'n Dale Tree Slide and Acorn Crawl (1983-1998)
    Don't you mean 1993?

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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    Quote Originally Posted by dland_lover View Post
    Don't you mean 1993?
    whoa- that was a typo from that website-lol I just copied that

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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    Quote Originally Posted by pianoman13 View Post
    whoa- that was a typo from that website-lol I just copied that
    Ah... okay

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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    Disneyland in 1979
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    Main Street, U.S.A.
    Global Van Lines Locker Area closed
    Honor America float added to the Main Street Electrical Parade
    Polaroid Camera Center (1979-1984)

    Frontierland
    Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    Quote Originally Posted by neuhickman79 View Post
    Disneyland in 1979
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    Global Van Lines Locker Area closed
    Honor America float added to the Main Street Electrical Parade
    Polaroid Camera Center (1979-1984)

    Frontierland
    Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
    DUDE! I totally remember when Big Thunder opened...I was like the most excited 8 year old!!!! Good times!

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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    The Haunted Mansion was entering its final stages...and the Primeval World diorama was a 'True Life Adventure'

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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    Quote Originally Posted by Disneyland Daddy View Post
    DUDE! I totally remember when Big Thunder opened...I was like the most excited 8 year old!!!! Good times!
    I do too! It was the year I graduated from H.S. !!!

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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    DISNEYLAND IN 1989:

    * Sunkist Citrus House (1960-1989) closed

    * Mile Long Bar (1972-1989) is renamed Brer Bar (1989-2002)

    * On March 19th, the Skyway ride shut itself off after riders in one car vigorously rocked it (150 people were stranded for up to 5 hours while firefighters rescued them with ladders. All attractions in Fantasyland and several in Tomorrowland had to be closed during the rescue.)

    * Splash Mountain opened on July 17th (1989-present)

    * On September 1, the 300 Millionth guest entered Disneyland

    * The 1958 Disneyland marquee on Harbor Blvd. was replaced

    * Disneyland turned 34

    * The track for Casey Jr. Circus Train was completely replaced

    * PSA ended its sponsorshop of the Circle-Vision theater

    * The Disneyland Presents a Preview of Coming Attractions display on Main Street closed

    * The Disneyland Showcase shop opened

    * Disneyland raised entrance gate prices by $2 to $25.50 for adults and $20.50 for children

    * The One Man's Dream show began performances at Videopolis
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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    My year rocked!

    Disneyland in 1967


    New Attractions:
    New Orleans Square
    Blue Bayou Restaurant (1967-present)
    Club 33 (1967-present)
    One-of-a-Kind Shop (1967-1996)Pirates' Arcade (1967-?)
    Pirates of the Caribbean (set in a village of 1790. 1967-present)
    Tomorrowland (Renovated)
    Adventure thru Inner Space (1967-1986)
    Carousel of Progress (1967-1973 then moved to Walt Disney World)
    Flight to the Moon (1967-1975)
    Mermaids last summer in Submarine lagoon
    People Mover (1967-1995)
    Rocket Jets (1967-1997)
    The Character Shop
    World Premiere Circle-Vision (1967-1997)

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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    In 1992, Fantasmic! opened.
    That's about the best thing that happened.

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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    Construction for Disneyland began on July 21, 1954 and I was born 28 days later.
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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    Um. In 1955 Disneyland opened.
    Works for me.
    I didn't get there until March of 1956 though.

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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    What he said ....

    Quote Originally Posted by Disneyland Daddy View Post
    I was born in 1971:

    Disneyland in 1971

    Main Street~
    Horsedrawn Surreys were closed (opened in 1955)

    Frontierland~
    Indian Village closed (opened in 1955)
    Indian War Canoes became Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes
    Magnolia Tree Terrace replaced by River Belle Terrace

    ...other info:

    Roy O. Disney died
    100 Millionth guest at Disneyland - June 17.
    One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching.


    Quote Originally Posted by Mouse princess View Post
    Of course I am worried about your mental health. I want happiness for all. Like we can all be like the Smurfs. But without Gargomel. He was mean.

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    Re: What was happening at Disneyland when you were born?

    Disneyland in 1987

    New Attractions:

    Main Street U.S.A.
    Very Merry Christmas Parade (1977-present) returned
    New Oreleans Square
    The Disney Gallery (1987-present)
    Frontierland
    Davy Crockett Frontier Arcade renamed Davy Crockett's Pioneer Mercantile
    Frontier Trading Post becomes Westward Ho Trading Co (1987-present)
    Fantasyland
    Briar Rose Cottage (1987-1991)
    Mickey's Christmas Chalet closed (1983-1987)
    Tomorrowland
    Mark V monorails (1987-present)
    Star Tours (1987-present)

    Other News:
    Disneyland State Fair (1987-1988): For this event Disneyland had a ferris wheel in front of the train station and games and food booths around the Hub of Main Street U.S.A.
    Disney Dollars were introduced on May 5th

    (from http://users.sisna.com/matkinson/Pages/1987.html)

    # Work begins on Splash Mountain at Disneyland, based on the 1946 Disney film Song of the South.
    # Disney begins featuring its television advertisements after great sports events, where the star runs up to a camera and says "I'm going to Disneyland!".

    (from http://www.islandnet.com/~kpolsson/disland/dl1985.htm)

    Ticket price was $21.50 (according to http://www.finddisney.com/tickets.htm) which is $39.78 in today's money.

    A pretty good year I'd say

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