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Happy 60th birthday, Disneyland!

We're celebrating Disneyland's anniversary by remembering iconic moments of its history.

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On Oct. 27, 1954, Walt Disney unveiled his plans for Disneyland on national television.

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About two months before its grand opening, construction was still happening on Disneyland's most famous landmark – Sleeping Beauty's castle.

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The drawbridge of the castle was finally lowered on July 17, 1955 and Disneyland was born.

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The most popular attraction at Disneyland in 1966 was a show called It's a Small World. The dolls were made to represent the children of the world and convey a message of peace and harmony.

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Part of the Tomorrowland display at Disneyland, The House of the Future was a modern home built of plastics and featuring fancy gadgets that were rare for its time. It was on display from 1957 to 1967.

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Some of Disneyland's most iconic rides, such as the Mad Tea Party, are still standing today and are some of the most classic ones in the park.

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Now all of our favourite newer characters at Disneyland (and Disneyworld!) have joined Micky and Minnie in making it one of the most iconic family trips of all time.

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