Happy 57th Birthday, my love! Thank you for always being there for me.
On July 17th, 1955 at 2:30 PM - DIsneyland and its attractions opened their fates to their first extremely excited 11,000 guests. However, over 28,000 fans bursted through, many with fake tickets or just snuck in. The opening event was televised and seen by nearly 90 million people. Walt Disney was driven from park to park the whole entire day, speaking to his audience as they watched in awe.
“To all who come to this happy place, know: Disneyland is your land,” “Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the creeds and the hard facts that have created America, with the hope that it will be a source of joy and inspiration for all the world.”
I really do hope you all know the story of that very day. If not, read up: