Disneyland Paris Generations - 20 years of emotions with you!

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Ever wondered how Disney magic came to Europe in the first place? It all began in 1987 when Disney signed a partnership with the French authorities for the development of a European tourist destination. Flick through 20 years of historical milestones.

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Creation of Génération Disneyland Paris and 'Back to your Future'5 January 2012
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Unveiling of 20th Anniversary festivities24 February 2012
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Analysis of 20 years of economic and social spin-offs from Disneyland Paris 14 March 2012
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Launch of the 20th Anniversary31 March 2012
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Meet Mickey Mouse opens in Fantasyland17 May 2012
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20th Anniversary Solidarity Day with ELA charitable organisation6 June 2012
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Opening of World of Disney12 July 2012
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Inauguration of the Earl of Sandwich restaurant in Disney Village15 May 2011
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Welcoming the Fourth edition of Journées Soif de Vivre23 June 2011
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Disneyland magic comes to Paris-Plages21 July 2011
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Launch of Val d'Europe cluster conferences22 September 2011
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The Disneyland Paris application becomes available for Android7 November 2011
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Disneyland Paris breaks the record of one quarter of a billion visits15 November 2011
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Workplace integration programme rewards eight employees 22 December 2011
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Christophe Michalak creates a cake inspired by Buzz Lightyear29 March 2010
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Inauguration of the 'Dreamlands' exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris5 May 2010
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Opening of Toy Story Playland17 August 2010
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Renewal of the partnership between Euro Disney and the public authorities14 September 2010
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Launch of a project for workplace integration30 September 2010
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Disneyland Paris and Véolia agree to build a water treatment and recycling plant 30 September 2010
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Launch of the Disneyland application for iPhone6 November 2010
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Flashmob in Disneyland Park for the ELA non-profit association13 November 2010
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Charlie le Mindu cuts to Disneyland Paris for a weekend4 December 2010
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CastMemberland celebrates its tenth anniversary14 December 2010
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Ladurée creates the first Mickey macaroon cake1 April 2009
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"Master Series" for Mickey Mouse and Gaël Monfils20 May 2009
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Google Earth arrives at Disneyland Paris25 May 2009
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Opening of the first 'eco- friendly' Starbuck's Coffee 1 July 2009
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Collectif 1980 takes over the Champs Élysées for Disneyland Paris 2 October 2009
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Thierry Marx reinvents the art of street food8 November 2009
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Publication of the 2008 Report on the social and economic impact of Disneyland Paris16 December 2009
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Inauguration of the attraction Stitch Live!22 March 2008
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Inauguration of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ 1 April 2008
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Disney VoluntEARS celebrate 25 years of outreach work25 April 2008
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Inauguration of the exhibition 'Disneyland Paris through the eyes of Martin Parr'2 June 2008
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Val d'Europe is presented with the 'Excellence Award'4 June 2008
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Introduction of Bluetooth® technology in Walt Disney Studios Park23 June 2008
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200 million guests at Disneyland Paris12 August 2008
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Disneyland Paris celebrates its 15th Anniversary12 April 2007
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Opening of Toon Studio9 June 2007
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Princesses' dresses to benefit UNICEF7 November 2007
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Inauguration of the attraction Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast8 April 2006
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Inauguration of the exhibition 'Il était une fois Walt Disney - Aux sources de l'art des studios Disney'16 September 2006
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Launch of an online recruitment site 21 March 2005
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Opening of Space Mountain: Mission 29 April 2005
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Inauguration of PanoraMagique at Disney Village9 April 2005
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Disneyland Paris celebrates the 50th anniversary of Disneyland Park in California17 July 2005
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Disneyland Paris is awarded the 'Tourisme et Handicap' label1 July 2004
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Opening of the fourth partner hotel9 July 2004
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Inauguration of the Paris Val d'Europe International Business Park 23 November 2004
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Opening of King Ludwig's Castle in Disney® Village29 May 2003
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Inauguration of the new 'Disney Fantillusion Parade'28 June 2003
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Inauguration of Walt Disney Studios Park16 March 2002
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10th Anniversary of Disneyland Park!12 April 2002
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100 million guests have visited Disneyland® Paris!10 January 2001
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Announcement of the future partner hotels27 February 2001
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Inauguration of the Val d'Europe RER station8 June 2001
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Millennium celebrations1 January 2000
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Business real estate launched at Val d'Europe9 March 2000
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Launch of the FASTPASS system1 April 2000
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Opening of the Val d'Europe International Shopping Mall 24 October 2000
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Inauguration of the attraction Honey, I shrunk the Audience28 March 1999
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Announcement of a future second theme park24 September 1999
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Construction begins on the new Val d'Europe Shopping Mall20 October 1998
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Disneyland Paris celebrates its 5th birthday12 April 1997
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Opening of the Cinémas Gaumont at Festival Disney7 May 1997
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First season for the show 'Mickey's Winter Wonderland'8 November 1997
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Inauguration of the shows 'Totally Toy Story' and 'Pocahontas le Spectacle'16 May 1996
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First Eurostar arrives at Marne-la-Vallée 29 June 1996
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Formula 1 race cars on Main Street, U.S.A. 11 December 1996
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First new homes in Val d'Europe1 January 1995
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Inauguration of Space Mountain - De la Terre à la Lune31 May 1995
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Creation of the Euro Disney S.C.A. Shareholders' Club16 November 1995
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Inauguration of Le Pays des Contes de Fées and Casey Jr. - le Petit Train du Cirque1 March 1994
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Inauguration of the TGV station19 May 1994
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The Tour de France stops off at Disneyland Paris24 July 1994
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The resort changes name1 October 1994
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First Anniversary of Disneyland® Park12 April 1993
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Opening of Indiana Jones™ and the Temple of Peril30 July 1993
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The Marne-la-Vallée/Chessy RER station31 March 1992
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Disneyland Park opens12 April 1992
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Construction site visits begin12 April 1991
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First Cast Members are recruited2 September 1991
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The Sleeping Beauty Castle unveiled12 October 1991
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Espace Euro Disney opens6 December 1990
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Construction begins at Disneyland® Park2 August 1988
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Signature of the Agreement for the creation of Euro Disneyland in France 24 March 1987
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Creation of a new town consortium, SAN of Val d'Europe 8 July 1987
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