This Week in Disney History: June 10-16, 2019

There’s always a great, big, beautiful tomorrow at The Walt Disney Company, because every day is tied to a milestone in the heritage and rich history of a company that has been entertaining millions of people every year. Published every week, this interesting series features highlights from all the divisions of The Walt Disney Company. Let's see what happened this week:


This week: On June 11, 2007, the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage opened in Disneyland Park.

June 10
2005 – Go Figure, a Disney Channel Original Movie, premieres
2014 – Chasing Life series debuts on ABC Family

June 11
1983 – Refreshment Outpost opens in Epcot’s World Showcase
1994 – Tomorrowland Transit Authority (formerly the WEDway People Mover) opens at Magic Kingdom Park
2007 – Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage opens at Disneyland Park
2010 – The nighttime water spectacular “World of Color” debuts at Disney California Adventure Park

June 12
1957 – Monsanto House of the Future opens at Disneyland Park
1994 – Sunset Boulevard officially opens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios; “Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage” debuts at the new Theater of the Stars

June 13
1998 – Leaders host the grand opening of Mickey’s Retreat, formerly the Little Lake Bryan Cast Recreation Area
2012 – Carnation Cafe reopens at Disneyland Park with an expanded indoor and outdoor seating space

June 14
1958 – Columbia Sailing Ship and Alice in Wonderland attractions open at Disneyland Park
1959 – Disneyland-Alweg Monorail System begins operation at Disneyland Park

June 15
1967 – Club 33 opens in New Orleans Square at Disneyland Park
2012 – Disney California Adventure Park has its grand reopening, unveiling Buena Vista Street and the Carthay Circle Restaurant & Lounge, plus the all-new Cars Land
2012 – “Glow With the Show” Mickey Ears debut at “World of Color” in Disney California Adventure Park
2018 – Disney•Pixar’s releases Incredibles 2

June 16
1955 – Disney’s Lady and the Tramp premieres in Chicago
1956 – Tom Sawyer Island opens at Disneyland Park
2016 – Shanghai Disney Resort celebrates its grand opening

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