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Star Tours debuted on this day in 1987

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A long time ago… Star Tours took flight at Disneyland with a 60 hour party! It was on this day in 1987 that Guests were first able to hop aboard a Starspeeder 3000 for an exhilarating trip to Endor, even if that meant waiting in a line which stretched from Tomorrowland, down Main Street, and […]

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Robert B. Sherman’s birthday today

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Robert B. Sherman was born on December 19, 1925. With his brother, Richard M. Sherman, he wrote some of the most well-known songs in the world. The songs for Disney’s “Mary Poppins,” “Winnie the Pooh,” and such theme park favorites as “The Tiki, Tiki, Tiki Room” and “It’s a Small World” are just a very […]

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Star Tours Starspeeder arrives in Disneyland – 1986

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29 years ago this month, workers were busy at light speed, making final preparations for the opening of Star Tours in Disneyland. In this image, a Starspeeder vehicle arrives and is being lowered into the attraction.  The ride featured Captain Rex in the cockpit, voiced by Paul Reubens (aka Pee-wee Herman) who brought you on a […]

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