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07-01-2009, 05:21 AM
July 1, 2002 – Disney’s Beach Club Villas opened to guest at WDW. (A Disney Vacation Club Resort)
July 1, 2002 – The “Get Happy…With ABC” attraction which gave guests a Sneak Peek preview of the Fall Schedule opened at the ABC-TV Theater at Disney-MGM Studios at WDW. (Ended Oct. 5, 2002)
July 1, 2003 – The Florida Clean Air Act took effect at WDW. It requires all indoor workplaces (including resort lobbies, convention spaces, common areas, dining locations, and enclosed backstage areas) to be designated as non – smoking.
July 1, 2003 - Goofy’s Country Dancin’ Jamboree opened to guests which replaced the long running Diamond Horseshoe Saloon Revue.
July 1, 2003 – “Andre Lacroix” joined the company as Chairman of Euro Disney.
July 1, 2004 - Community Drive, which fronts the entrances of both Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa and Disney's Old Key West Resort, has been renamed Disney Vacation Club Way.
July 1, 2004 – The world’s most advanced humanoid robot, ASIMO, was at Epcot’s World ShowPlace with 25-minute demonstrations showing its technical abilities. (appearances July 1-3, 5-8, 10-11; 2:30, 4,5,& 7 p.m.-July 4, 12:30, 1:30, & 2:30 p.m.)
July 1, 2004 – “Disney Tails,” a new store featuring pet products, opened in Downtown Disney Marketplace at WDW.
July 1, 2004 – “Villian’s Lair,” a shop in Disneyland’s Fantasyland closed.
July 1, 2005 – Disneyland’s improved Space Mountain began soft openings.

07-01-2009, 07:07 AM

07-01-2009, 03:17 PM
Thanks Vince!:mickey:

07-04-2009, 11:50 AM
Thanks Vince.
I almost got to see ASIMO but we didn't know what it was so we left before the show started. Now I wish I'd stayed!

07-05-2009, 11:05 AM

07-05-2009, 12:53 PM
Thanks Vince! :thumbsup: :mickey: