An overview of Disney-related events that occured in 1998.

Beauty and the Beast: Belle's Magical World

Toon Disney begins broadcasting.

Disney's Animal Kingdom opens.

The Enchanted Tiki Room

Mulan

The Parent Trap

A Bug's Life

Theatrical releases

Feature films

Shorts

Theme parks

Cruise ships

Television

Albums

  • January 27
  • February 3
    • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    • Peter Pan
  • February 10
    • Archive Collection Vol.1: Burl Ives: Chim Chim Cherie
    • Archive Collection Vol. 2: Hayley Mills: Let's Get Together
    • Archive Collection Vol. 3: Louis Prima with Gia Maione: Let's Fly With Mary Poppins
    • Archive Collection Vol. 4: Rex Allen: 16 Golden Hits
    • Archive Collection Vol. 5: Cliff Edwards: Ukulele Ike Sings Again

Comics

Video games

Home video releases

Magazines

Events

  • January - Production begins on Recess: School's Out.
  • January 26 - Ranch and Grove Holding Corporation is merged into the Walt Disney World Company.
  • April 17 - EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival is held runs until May 31, which is celebrated its 5th anniversary.
  • October 25 - EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is held runs until November 23.
  • November 27 - EPCOT Holidays Around the World is held runs until December 23.

Character debuts

People

Births

Deaths

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