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Tarzan

Why Was Tarzan Removed from Disney Parks?

Walt Disney came up with the concept of a Disney-themed amusement park after visiting several similar places back in the 30s and 40s with his daughters. Initially, he thought of creating an attraction just next to the studio in Burbank to entertain visitors.  The Tarzan character was temporarily removed from the Disney Parks because visitors …

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Myst

What is Myst Island?

Robyn and Rand Miller created the graphic adventure puzzle video game Myst. It was created by Cyan, Inc. and published by Broderbund in 1993 for the Macintosh personal computer platform. What most people did not know was that Disney almost made a theme park base on this video game. “Myst Island,” was a Disney World …

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On Disneyland’s opening day in 1955, an invitation-only crowd of 15,000 was expected, but thanks to counterfeit tickets, 28,154 entered the gates. A few more even scaled a fence, using a ladder erected by an entrepreneur who charged $5 a head. On the Santa Ana Freeway, there was a 7-mile backup

Disneyland’s Disastrous Opening Day Whether or not Walt Disney wished upon a star, his dreams were about to come true as nearly half of the United States gathered around black-and-white televisions on July 17, 1955. After more than two decades of planning and a breakneck year of construction, the Mickey Mouse creator had transformed a …

On Disneyland’s opening day in 1955, an invitation-only crowd of 15,000 was expected, but thanks to counterfeit tickets, 28,154 entered the gates. A few more even scaled a fence, using a ladder erected by an entrepreneur who charged $5 a head. On the Santa Ana Freeway, there was a 7-mile backup Read More »

Disney’s Space Mountain uses fans to blow air on you to create the illusion that you are going faster than you really are.

Top 10 Secrets of Space Mountain at Disneyland It’s no secret that Space Mountain in Disneyland is an icon. But, today we’re sharing the top 10 secrets of Space Mountain. “You are good for launch in T-minus 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1… liftoff!” Space Mountain in the distance is a …

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