Disney News.

By: Abby Wagner

Walt Disney Accoplishments


Have you ever heard of a hidden mickey? Well Walt Disney created it. Walt Disney was born in 1901, in Chicago. He grew up in Missouri, on a farm. During World War 1, he went to France and drove an ambulance.


Walt Disney became famous when he drew Mickey Mouse. Disney thought that there should be a place where everyone can have fun, not just kids. In 1955 Walt Disney opened Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Disney invented a Multi-plane Camera to film several layers of drawings. He entered family entertainment after the movie, Snow White, was a huge hit. He earned $5 million on the Living Desert.


Before Disney died he got a Emmy Award for he's movies and TV. In 1964 he started his plans for Walt Disney, and then released them a year later. Walt Disney died in 1966, he died by lung cancer, and circulatory collapse.

Walt Disney World

Have you ever heard of Walt Disney World? Well, Walt Disney in 1965 released his first plans for Walt Disney World, he planed for Walt Disney World to be magical, and a place you want to go. In 1971 Walt Disney World had a it's first grand opening.The first attractions were: Haunted Mansion, Mad Tea Cup, and Mr. Toad's Wild Ride.


Eleven years after the opening Walt Disney World expanded and now had Epoct. Epoct was supposed to have a futuristic type of theme to the park. Every few years Walt Disney World would make a expansion. Disney's last expansion was in 2012 to Magic Kingdom. In 2017 Walt Disney World will have an Avatar park.


Disney 62,000 employees to run this huge park. Walt Disney World is 40 square miles which is about the size of San Francisco. Tickets when the park first opened were $3.50 now they are $87.

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Top 10 Disney Films

1. Lion King

2. Aladdin

3. Beauty and the Beast

4. Finding Nemo

5. The Little Mermaid

6. Frozen

7. Toy Story

8. Tangled

9. Toy Story 3

10. Monsters Inc.

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