Happy Tuesday, friends! Get ready for another thrilling edition of “This Week in Disney History”!

April 6th, 1990

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Photo courtesy of Chip and Co.

The Blue Ribbon Bakery opens on Main Street in Disneyland. I love the Carnation Cafe expansion, but Blue Ribbon was wonderful.

Also on April 6th, one year later…

The terror that flaps in the night, “Darkwing Duck” makes his premier on the Disney Channel. One of my favorite Disney Channel cartoons.

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April 7th, 1995

“A Goofy Movie” is released! If you haven’t seen this movie, you’re missing out! One of the most underrated Disney films of all time, in my opinion. Seriously. I’m wearing my Powerline World Tour shirt right now in honor of it’s anniversary. Go watch it!

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April 8th, 2013

Actress & singer Annette Funicello passes away. Annette was a true Disney Legend. I don’t know about you, but I constantly get “The Monkey’s Uncle” song stuck in my head.

April 9th, 1953

The Disneyland TV series features Episode 96- “An Adventure in the Magic Kingdom.” Tinkerbell takes viewers on a tour of Disneyland, and the Mouseketeers preform live in Holidayland.

April 10th, 1927

Walt Disney delivers the first Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon, “Poor Papa”, to  distributor Charles Mintz in New York.

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April 11th, 2012

The world premier of “The Avengers” is held at El Capitan Theater in Hollywood.

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April 12th, 1992

The Euro Disney Resort (Now known as Disneyland Paris) opens in France. The day before, Disneyland Paris held a press preview day where everything to experience at the parks was free to lucky visitors.

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