Disney News Stories
View:Ongoing Coverage: Disney Cruise Line Adds Seven Day Cruise - (OD)
Original Story: 12/8/1999 Most Recent Story: 8/11/2009
Ongoing Coverage: Broadcast of the Very Merry Christmas Parade - (WDW,Movies)
Original Story: 12/13/1999 Most Recent Story: 6/12/2007
Ongoing Coverage: Disney vs. AOL/Time Warner - (General)
Original Story: 8/31/1999 Most Recent Story: 3/12/2001
Ongoing Coverage: The Walt Disney Concert Hall - (General)
Original Story: 12/8/1999 Most Recent Story: 1/20/2000
Walt Disney World's New Year's Eve Lineup - (WDW) (12/30/1999)
Planning on visiting Walt Disney World for New Year's Eve? LaughingPlace offer information on what's in store at each of the parks and Downtown Disney.
CS: 1999 Collectors' Choice Award - (Coll) (12/30/1999)
1999 Collectors' Choice Award are announced Disney related products place first in the Bean Bag, Animation Art and Sculptures categories. Did your favorites win?
Go Network Year in Review - (General) (12/30/1999)
20 milestones for the Go Network in 1999 are highlighted in this summation of their activities this year.
Fantasia/2000 to open at Howard Hughes Center - (Movies) (12/29/1999)
On January 1, 2000 Fantasia/2000 will open at the custom-built Howard Hughes Center in Los Angeles.
WDCC highlights Bambi for Spring 2000 piece - (Coll) (12/28/1999)
The Walt Disney Classics Collection announces their Spring 2000 Special Event Scuplture entitled "My Little Bambi"
Ongoing Coverage: Possible Strike at Disneyland Paris - (OD)
Original Story: 12/20/1999 Most Recent Story: 12/28/1999
Disney.com the number one site for November - (General) (12/27/1999)
Announcement that Disney.com remains the number one kids and family site November, 1999 according to a Media Metrix report.
Disney family member Marjorie Davis dies - (General) (12/27/1999)
Disney family member Marjorie Davis, the widow of famed Disney architect Marvin Davis, died December 22nd at the age of 83.
Toy Story 2 Outtakes to Debut on Christmas Day - (Movies) (12/23/1999)
Outtakes for Toy Story 2 will be added to the theater screenings starting Christmas Day. Two exclusive to the web are already available for viewing on the movie's official website.
Rafiki's Tree website allows guests creative expression - (General) (12/21/1999)
Disney.com invites guests to leave messages at Rafiki's tree.
Redesigned D-Cards receives 400 percent greater traffic - (General) (12/21/1999)
Disney.com has redesigned their D-cards greatly increasing their popularity.
Ongoing Coverage: 1999 Theme Park Attendance - (DL,WDW,OD)
Original Story: 12/20/1999 Most Recent Story: 12/20/1999
Select Your "Movies of the Millennium" - (Movies) (12/20/1999)
Disney.com is inviting Disney fans to select their "Movies of the Millennium" from December 16th through January 31, 2000.
DisneyStore.com Extends Christmas Ordering Deadline - (Coll,General) (12/20/1999)
Announcement that DisneyStore.com has extended Christmas-delivery ordering deadline to December 22nd.
Gift-Givers To Be Honored at Walt Disney World Resort - (WDW) (12/17/1999)
Announcment that five gift-givers will be honored at Walt Dinsey World for their "Random Acts of Kindness"
Ongoing Coverage: Disney Parks To Limit Smoking - (DL,WDW)
Original Story: 11/3/1999 Most Recent Story: 12/16/1999
Kodak To Sponsor Fantasia 2000 - (Movies) (12/16/1999)
Announcement that Kodak will sponsor the Fantasia 2000 "World Premiere Tour" and 4-month IMAX run.
Tutu Inspired Peace At Youth Symposium - (WDW) (12/16/1999)
Release from Disney with details on their December 7th Youth Symposium with Bishop Desmond Tutu
Disney Channel Greenlights Louis and Ren - (Movies) (12/15/1999)
Disney Channel announcment that it will produce a new comedy series, Louis and Ren and has ordered a third season of Rolie Polie Olie, The Famous Jett Jackson and So Weird.
New Beans for Goofy's Kitchen - (DL,Coll) (12/14/1999)
Announcement of the latest bean, Chef Goofy "2000" edition to arrive at Goofy's Kitchen and pictures of the next one, Chef Pluto.
New President of Consumer Products Worldwide - (General) (12/14/1999)
Announcement of Andrew P. Mooney as the new president of Consumer Products Worldwide
Toy Story 2 an A+ of from CinemaScore.com - (Movies) (12/13/1999)
Announcement from CinemaScore.com that is only the second movie of the year to receive an A+ from moviegoers and only the sixth sequel ever.
Disney.com December Features - (General) (12/13/1999)
Disney.com announcement of its features for the last month of the millennium.
Spanish Broadcast of Christmas Day Parade - (WDW,General) (12/13/1999)
Announcement that Univision will have a Spanish broadcast of the Christmas Day Very Merry Christmas Parade from Walt Disney World.
Sunday in the Park at the Disney Institute - (WDW) (12/10/1999)
Announcement of a new concert series, "Sunday in the Park", to be held the first Sunday of each month at the Disney Institute.
Mickey's Racing Adventure for Gameboy Color - (General) (12/10/1999)
Announcement of the second product in the Disney Interactive/Nintendo partnership, Mickey's Racing Adventure for Gameboy Color.
Disney Appoints a new Senior VP and Treasurer - (General) (12/10/1999)
Announcement of the naming of Christine McCarthy to senior vice president and treasurer of The Walt Disney Company
Roy Disney Statue at the Magic Kingdom - (WDW) (12/9/1999)
In late November, a statue of Roy Disney and Minnie Mouse was put into the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. This article contains pictures and information.
Fantasia/2000 New Year's Eve Gala - (Movies) (12/9/1999)
Tickets are still available for the spectacular New Year's Eve premiere of of Fantasia/2000 at the Pasadena Civic Center hosted by Disney. This article has details on the event.
WDCC Cinderella Sculptures To Be Released February, 2000 - (DL,Coll) (12/9/1999)
Announcement of six Walt Disney Classics Collection Cinderella sculptures to debut at the February 15th Cinderella event at Disneyland. Includes pictures of all the pieces.
WDCS Year 2000 Members-Only Series - (Coll) (12/9/1999)
Announcement for five of the six Walt Disney Collectors Society Year 2000 Members Only Series. The sixth piece remains a mystery though this release gives some tantalizing clues.
Fantasia/2000 one-of-a-kinds go on display in NYC - (Movies,Coll) (12/9/1999)
Seven one-of-a-kind pieces inspired by Fantasia/2000 are on display in New York City before travelling the world accompanying the Fantasia/2000 World Premiere Tour. The pieces are by the likes of Cartier, Tiffany & Co. and Mikimoto.
Bluebird Caf‚ Series at Disney Institute - (WDW) (12/9/1999)
Announcement and schedule for the Bluebird Caf‚ Series at Disney Institute showcasing Nashville's best songwriters. This free series is open to the public.
Disney Cruise Line adds a seven day cruise - (OD) (12/8/1999)
Announcement of a new seven day cruise.for the Disney Cruise Line beginning in August of 2000.
Cynthia Harriss promoted to Disneyland President - (DL) (12/8/1999)
Executive vice president of the Disneyland Resort Cynthia Harriss was named President of the Disneyland Resort on December 7th.
Disney1.com sets popularity record - (General) (12/8/1999)
Announcement of record-setting popularity for Disney's new website, Disney1.com
Who Wants To Be a Millionaire CDRom is a huge hit! - (General) (12/8/1999)
Announcement of sellouts and restocking of the hugely successful Who Wants To Be a Millionaire CDRom.
Disney Character Warehouse Information Page - (DL) (12/1/1999)
Disney merchandise is discounted for sale at various Southern California locations.