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    Building Disneyland The celebration at Disneyland for its 65th anniversary on July 17, 2020, will have to wait. Currently, there is no set reopening date for the parks. While the park gates are closed, we thought we’d look back to another time the gates were shut — during construction. Walt Disney dreamed of building a park decades before Disneyland opened. In 1932, Disney considered building a park on a vacant 16-acre lot directly across the street from his studios in Burbank. The idea was turned down by the city. In the late 1940s, the concept of what would later become Disneyland began to take shape. From the first day of construction to opening day, Disneyland and its 17 attractions...
    ORLANDO, Fla. – Walt Disney World is set to once again open its gates to the Magic Kingdom following a lengthy closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. But with most families staying inside and not traveling, how crowded will the theme parks really be when they reopen? We’ll take a guess at the figures -- but first, a little background: Shanghai Disneyland was the first park to begin a phased reopening on May 11. Typical capacity in the Shanghai park is 80,000 visitors a day, but the government cut that to about 30%, or 24,000 a day, said CEO Bob Chapek. During a roundtable discussion, Disney executive George Kalogridis said the company was considering reopening its U.S. parks with 20%...
    The Brat Pack: Where are they now? Nearly half of American adults are now unemployed June 30 in sports history: A brief glimpse at Magic kingdom Here's a look back at notable sports news on June 30 through the years: © USA TODAY Sports Michigan star Chris Webber was the top pick in the 1993 draft, but he didn't last long with the Magic. 1993: Sheesh, he didn't even get to visit Space Mountain. On this date in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Chris Webber was the first pick in the NBA Draft, by Orlando. Ah, this was going to be great for C-Webb, who would be pairing with Shaq in the Magic kingdom! But the former Michigan star wasn't in Orlando's plans....