Tuesday, July 19, 2011

What Attractions Opened on Opening Day?

All of you were asking me:  Which attractions opened on July 17, 1955-The opening day of Disneyland?
Well, here’s the answer.
They are:
Main Street, U.S.A.
-Disneyland Railroad
-Main Street Cinema
-Penny Arcade
-Main Street Vehicles (Horseless Carriage, Fire Wagon, Fire Truck, etc.)
-Main Street Shooting Gallery
- Mike Fink Keel Boats
- Golden Horseshoe Stage
- Mark Twain Riverboat
- Stage Coach
- Mule Pack
- Circle Vision (A Tour of the West)
- Monsanto Hall of Chemistry
- Flight to the Moon
- Halley’s Comet aka Clock of the World
- Tomorrowland Autopia 
- 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
- Jungle Cruise
- Sleeping Beauty Castle
- King Arthur’s Carrousel
- Mad Tea Party
- Mickey Mouse Club Circus
- Mickey Mouse Club/Fantasyland Theater
- Canal Boats of the World
- Peter Pan’s Flight
- Snow White’s Adventures
- Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Happy 56th Birthday, Disneyland

On Sunday July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened to the public and it was telecast live on ABC. The telecast was hosted by Art Linkletter, Bob Cummings, and Ronald Reagan.  The first five lands opened on that day were: Main Street U.S.A., Adventureland, Frontierland, Tomorrowland, and the Happiest Kingdom of them all, Fantasyland. Some big celebrities back then were at the opening of the park.
They were: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Alan Young, Danny Thomas, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Frank Sinatra. 
On my next blog,  I will reveal which attractions opened on the park’s opening day. birthday cake

Friday, July 15, 2011


Hello Everyone! Welcome to Disney by Chris. Your new home for various updates on the Disney Parks. In the next couple of weeks, keep visiting this site because I (Chris) will upload images from my trip to the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. Images include new attractions including the new updated version of Star Tours.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Coming Soon!

Please pardon our pixie dust!

Disney by Chris will be here soon!

Thank You!



Monday, July 11, 2011


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Sunday, July 10, 2011

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