Walt Disney got his idea for Mickey Mouse while watching the
mice play one night in a garage.
In 1992, when EuroDisney first opened in France, the public
beat some of the park characters because at the time most
people had been against the park being built.
At Disneyland Paris, the park’s famous Sleeping Beauty
Castle is known as Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant.
Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy.
The largest employer in Central Florida is Walt Disney World
with 50,000 people employed.
The story of Mulan had been told in China for almost 1,500
years before it was made into a movie.
Mickey Mouse is known as "Topolino" in Italy.
"EPCOT" stands for “Experimental Prototype Community of
Walt Disney had originally suggested using the name Mortimer
Mouse instead of Mickey Mouse.
The Disney film Mary Poppins (1964) was shot entirely
H.R. Haldeman and Ron Ziegler, who helped plan the Watergate
burglary for President Nixon, both worked at Disneyland when
they were younger.
Disneyland and Walt Disney World amusement parks are in
counties with the same name. Disneyland is in Orange County,
California; Disney World is in Orange County, Florida.
The Swiss Family Robinson tree house in Disneyland has
300,000 fake leaves on it.
There were 6,469,952 spots painted on the dogs in the
original 101 Dalmatians.
The female name Minnie is a Scottish variation of the name
Walt Disney had a fear of mice.