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Steel and America

Donald's Fire Survival Plan


Disneyland 50th Anniversary celebration

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

May 5 is also known as Cinco de Mayo Day.

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  • 1987 - Disneyland introduces Disney Dollars, its exclusive line of currency featuring Mickey Mouse on the $1 bill and Goofy on the $5 bill.
  • 1992 - Former Philadelphia mayor (and later Pennsylvania governor) Ed Rendell declared the hoagie the Official Sandwich of Philadelphia, and started the trend as National Hoagie Day.
  • 2000 - The second annual Star Wars Weekends kicks off for 4 consecutive weekends at Disney-MGM Studios in Florida.
  • 2001
    • The 4th Annual Disneyana Shop Celebration takes place at the Disneyland Resort.
    • The first 1000 guests who visit the Disneyana Shop on Main Street, receive a free limited-edition mini-lithograph.
    • On her birthday, Disney Legend Ilene Woods, the original voice of Cinderella, unites with the voice of Sleeping Beauty, fellow Legend Mary Costa, for a Cinderella Birthday Ball held in Knoxville, Tennessee, benefiting Childhelp U.S.A.
  • 2004 - The 30th Saturn Awards, honoring the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror film and television in 2003, are held at the Universal Sheraton Hotel in Los Angeles, California.
  • 2006 - Disney's acquisition of Pixar Animation Studios is completed, so Pixar is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company.
  • 2007 - The Ninth-annual Fullerton Railroad Days kicks off for a weekend of special exhibits at the corner of Pomona Avenue and Santa Fe Street in Fullerton, California. Featured is the Disneyland Railroad the C. K. Holliday steam locomotive and the Kalamazoo handcar! Holliday, a 4-4-0 locomotive built by the Walt Disney Studios in 1954, was named after Cyrus Kurtz Holliday, founder of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway, which was the sponsor of the Disneyland Railroad from 1955 to 1974.
  • 2008 - This would be the last day of Disney California's Food and Wine Festival.
  • 2009 - Performances begin for Disney's musical The Lion King at the Mandalay Bay Theatre in Las Vegas, and the show opened in May 16.