Thursday, July 17, 2008
Today In History; Disneyland Opens
1955: Disneyland, Walt Disney's metropolis of nostalgia, fantasy, and futurism, opens on July 17, 1955. The $17 million theme park was built on 160 acres of former orange groves in Anaheim, California, and soon brought in staggering profits. Today, Disneyland hosts more than 14 million visitors a year, who spend close to $3 billion.
Posted by Princessa at 7/17/2008 02:57:00 PM