May 5 is also known as Cinco de Mayo Day.
- 1990 - TaleSpin premieres on Disney Channel with the episode "I Only Have Ice for You".
- 2006 - Mickey Mouse Clubhouse premieres on Playhouse Disney with the episode "Daisy-Bo-Peep" and The Emperor's New School episode "Fortune Cookie Day/Gold Fools" premieres on Disney Channel.
- 2007 - Kim Possible premieres on Disney Channel with the episode "Stop Team Go".
- 2008 - The Emperor's New School premieres on Disney Channel with the episode "Guaka Rules".
- 2013 - The Dog With a Blog episode "Crimes of the Art" premieres on Disney Channel.
- 2019 - The first two parts of the four-part Guardians of the Galaxy episode, "Black Vortex" premieres on Disney XD.
VHS & DVD releases
- 1993 - The Distinguished Gentleman
- 2009 - Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey's Big Splash and Imagination Movers: Warehouse Mouse Edition
Theme park happenings
- 2004 - The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror opens at Disney's California Adventure.
- 1905 - Floyd Gottfredson (comic book artist)
- 1913 - Hal King (animator)
- 1915 - Ben Wright (actor and voice actor)
- 1927 - Pat Carroll (actress, voice actress, and singer)
- 1929 - Ilene Woods (actress, voice actress, and singer)
- 1940 - Lance Henriksen (actor, voice actor, and artist)
- 1948 - Peter Young (screenwriter)
- 1957 - Richard E. Grant (actor, screenwriter, and director)
- 1959 - Gary Dubin (actor and voice actor)
- 1981 - Danielle Fishel (actress, voice actress, screenwriter, director, and television personality)
- 1821 - Napoleon Bonaparte (military and political leader and Emperor of the French)
- 1972 - Frank Tashlin (animator, screenwriter, and film director)
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