- Disney purchases Miramax Films.
- After six years, Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too! is the last video in the Walt Disney Mini Classics VHS series.
- ABC Capital Cities purchases DiC Entertainment.
- Buena Vista begins their distribution label, Jim Henson Video.
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- February - Bonkers premieres on the Disney Channel and begins airing in syndication on The Disney Afternoon in September.
- May - The 90s sitcom Full House airs a 2-part episode set at Walt Disney World.
- September - Marsupilami premieres on CBS.
- The live-action Disney movie Heidi premieres on the Disney Channel.
- June - Disney Comics shuts down, and the Disney comic license (particularly for the classic characters) is given back to Gladstone Publishing.
- January 6 - Honey, I Blew Up the Kid
- January 20 - 3 Ninjas
- January 29 - The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper, Meet the Muppets, More Muppets Please!, Fraggle Rock: Meet the Fraggles! Fraggle Fun & Doozer Doings, The Fraggles Search & Find and The Haunting of Castle Gorg, Muppet Babies: Explore with Us, Time to Play, Let's Build, and The Tale of the Bunny Picnic
- March 2 - For Our Children: The Concert
- March 24 - Captain Ron
- March 26 - Pinocchio
- April 14 - The Mighty Ducks
- April 30 - Disney's Sing-Along Songs (3 VHS, 2 are reissues)
- May 5 - The Distinguished Gentleman
- May 7 - Darkwing Duck: His Favorite Adventures (4 VHS), Goof Troop (3 VHS), and The Little Mermaid (3 VHS)
- May 21 - Muppet Sing Alongs: Billy Bunny's Animal Songs
- August 13 - Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
- September 22 - Indian Summer
- September 28 - Have Yourself a Goofy Little Christmas and The Christmas Toy
- September 29 - A Festive Fraggle Holiday
- October 1 - Aladdin, The Adventures of Huck Finn, That Darn Cat!, The Shaggy Dog, Herbie Rides Again, and Escape to Witch Mountain
- November 5 - The Muppet Christmas Carol
- December 21 - Disney Sing Along Songs: The Twelve Days of Christmas
- TaleSpin for Game Gear
- March - DuckTales 2 for NES
- August - Goof Troop for Super NES
- November - Aladdin for Super NES
- November 11 - Aladdin for Sega Genesis
Theme park happenings
- January 24 - Mickey's Toontown opens at Disneyland.
- July 30 - Indiana Jones et le Temple du Péril opens at Disneyland Paris.
- January 9 - Ashley Argota (Filipino-American actress, singer, and student)
- January 14 - Matthew Timmons (actor)
- February 12 - Jennifer Stone (actress)
- February 14 - Shane Harper (actor, singer-songwriter, and dancer)
- February 18 - Morgan York (actress and author)
- February 19 - Victoria Justice (actress, singer-songwriter, and dancer)
- March 4 - Abigail Mavity (actress)
- March 10 - Ruby Chase O'Neil (actress, singer, and dancer)
- March 21 - Suraj Sharma (actor and student)
- April 10 - Sofia Carson (actress)
- April 15 - Madeleine Martin (actress)
- May 10 - Spencer Fox (actor, voice artist, and comedian)
- May 13 - Debby Ryan (actress and singer)
- May 14 - Miranda Cosgrove (actress, singer-songwriter, and voice artist)
- May 24 - Bobby Lockwood (actor)
- June 14 - Ryan McCartan (actor)
- June 7 - Jordan Fry (voice actor)
- June 22 - Gilland Jones (actress)
- June 26 - Ariana Grande (singer and actress)
- July 1 - Raini Rodriguez (actress and singer)
- July 26 - Taylor Momsen (actress and singer)
- July 30 - Katie Cecil (television actress and former KSM band member)
- August 2 - Cassidy Gifford (actress)
- August 11 - Alyson Stoner (actress and singer)
- August 16 - Cameron Monaghan (actor and model)
- August 18 - Maia Mitchell (actress)
- August 26 - Keke Palmer (actress and singer)
- September 7 - Taylor Gray (actor and voice actor)
- September 9 - Lauren Clinton (actress)
- October 8 - Angus T. Jones (actor)
- November 27 - Aubrey Peeples (actress and singer)
- November 29 - David Lambert (actor)
- December 8 - AnnaSophia Robb (actress, singer, and model)
- December 17 - Kiersey Clemons (actress and singer)
- January 6
- January 13 - Ken Anderson (animator)
- February 25 - Eren Ozker (puppeteer)
- March 3 - Harper Goff (artist, musician, and actor)
- March 17 - Helen Hayes (actress)
- March 31 - Manuel Gonzales (comics artist)
- July 4 - Anne Shirley (actress)
- July 26 - Marcellite Garner (artist and voice actress)
- September 30 - Carlo Vinci (animator)
- October 12 - Leon Ames (actor)
- October 25 - Vincent Price (actor)
- November 18 - Fritz Feld (actor)
- November 21 - Bill Bixby (actor, director, and producer)
- December 30 - Mack David (lyricist and songwriter)
- February 3 - Shadow, Chance, Sassy, Bob Seaver, Laura Seaver, Peter Seaver, Hope Seaver, Jamie Seaver, Frank, Kate, Foote, Birdzilla, Mountain Lion
- February 28 - Miranda Wright
- July 16 - Winifred Sanderson, Mary Sanderson, Sarah Sanderson, Max Dennison, Dani Dennison, Allison, Thackery Binx, Billy Butcherson, Dave Dennison, Jenny Dennison, Emily Binx, Ernie, Jay, Miss Olin
- September 4 - Lucky Piquel, Fall-Apart Rabbit, Toots the Horn, Broderick the Radio, The Collector
Behind the scenes
- November 19 - The Black Friday reel of Toy Story was shown to Disney Executives, resulting in the film nearly being cancelled.