This Week in Disney History: September 16-22, 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:


On Sept. 16, 1984, Restaurant el Marrakesh in Morocco in World Showcase at Epcot opened its doors to Guests. Food lovers are sure to enjoy their exotic Moroccan cuisine, including couscous, lamb, chicken dishes, and Bastila. They also have the chance to watch the belly dancers who entertain the diners.

Sept. 16
1984 – Restaurant el Marrakesh opens in the Morocco pavilion at Epcot

Sept. 17
2002 – Kingdom Hearts the action and role-playing video game including Disney characters was released  

Sept. 18
1987 – The Duck Tales two-hour movie event Duck Tales: Treasure of the Golden Suns debuts

Sept. 19
2001 – Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream opens for Guest previews at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort

Sept. 20
2011 – Disney announces a long-term creative partnership with James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment and Fox Filmed Entertainment to bring the world of Avatar to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park

Sept. 21
2010 – Tinker Bell receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, coinciding with the release of Disney’s Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue

Sept. 22
2004 – The television series Lost debuts on ABC

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