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Disneyland Opening Day: What You Didn't Know

Happy Anniversary to the Happiest Place on Earth! The Grand Opening of Disneyland was 59 years ago today!! Construction began in 1954 and the park was unveiled during a special televised press event on the ABC Television Network on July 1955


Disneyland opening day 1955 - Storybook Land Canal Boats and Casey Jr. Railroad in Fantasyland. From Life Magazine, photos by Allan Grant and Loomis Dean. Color corrected by United Style

from Mail Online

As Disneyland turns 60, rare photographs show life on its opening day

This opening day attraction, based on a scene in "Alice in Wonderland," spins Disneyland guests in giant teacups in Pictured here at its original location, it was moved near the Matterhorn in 1983 during the construction of the new Fantasyland....

After a day of traipsing around Paris eating pastries, next on our agenda for my perfect hen weekend in Paris was a trip to Disneyland. Reem, Lucy, Kristabel, Olivia, Dunya and my mum all woke up first thing on the Saturday, donned our mouse ears, and then hopped on the train to Disneyland to try and get there for as close to opening time as possible.