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Disneyland opening day 1955 - Teacups and Fantasyland. From Life Magazine, photos by Allan Grant and Loomis Dean. Color corrected by United Style

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from Frontierland Station

Disneyland Opening Day: What You Didn't Know

Happy Anniversary to the Happiest Place on Earth! The Grand Opening of Disneyland was 59 years ago today!! Construction began in 1954 and the park was unveiled during a special televised press event on the ABC Television Network on July 1955

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from Business Insider

34 vintage photos of Disneyland that will make you want to be a kid again

Disneyland opening day 1955

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Children run to Sleeping Beauty Castle to be the first to enter Fantasyland on Disneyland Opening Day, 1955.

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Although it's widely known that Disneyland's "official" opening day was July 17, 1955...this newpaper clipping from 1955 proclaims the big day as July 18.

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Disneyland opening day 1955 - Tomorrowland. From Life Magazine, photos by Allan Grant and Loomis Dean. Color corrected by United Style.

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Disneyland, opening day. I've never seen this one, and it's in color too!

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Walt Disney meeting the first young visitors during opening ceremonies at Disneyland, July 17, 1955.

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Disneyland opening day 1955 - Phantom Boats with Autopia in the background. From Life Magazine, photos by Allan Grant and Loomis Dean. Color corrected by United Style.

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