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EPCOT Space Celebration October 1997
In October 1997 EPCOT hosted meet and greets with a number of Astronauts from Mercury to Space Shuttle and I met most of them! It was great fun for me as I grew up in the 1960s as the country - through NASA - raced to make our slain President's challen ... Read more
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Walt Disney Unveils his Plans for Disney World - 1967 - Orlando Sentinel Star
SEE FULL SIZE and READRead the front page of the February 3, 1967 edition of the Orlando Sentinel Star announcing the plans for Florida's Disney World. An entire section in the February 3, 1967 edition of the Orlando Sentinel Star was dedicated to th ... Read more
Events
Grand Millennium Celebration
A celebration was hosted at Epcot on 2 October 1999 to recognize the people who created the Tapestry of Nations parade and Illuminations 2000: Reflections of Earth to celebrate the new millennium.Images are of an actual invitation and guest pass used by O ... Read more
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Captain EO Returns To EPCOT!
After a 16 year absence, Captain EO returned to EPCOT on Friday, 2 July 2010! Captain EO was the featured 3-D film at Epcot from 1986-1994. Read about the history and the come back attributed to Michael Jackson's untimely death in 2009. Captain EO pe ... Read more
Places
Walt Disney World Pre-opening Brochure 1970
This full color brochure was given to visitors to the preview center located in the area near hotel row near Lake Buena Vista Shopping Village in 1970. It has artists renderings of the under construction Magic Kingdom. ... Read more
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EPCOT - Amerca Gardens Theatre - Candlelight 2009 - Stephen Curtis Chapman
On Saturday, December 5, 2009, my daughter and I spent the day park hopping at Walt Disney World. This was our Christmas present to each other. It rained the first half of the day and then it got COLD and WINDY! We had a great time.    At E ... Read more
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Reflections of Earth - Earth Globe Barge
From http://www.wdwmagic.com/Attractions/Reflections-of-Earth.htm• Earth Globe o The show's video segment, which is displayed on the "Earth Globe" located in the center of the World Showcase Lagoon, features 56 famous faces and covers 5 continents (sc ... Read more
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Reflections of Earth Notes
IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth officially debuted on October 1, 1999. Previously called "IllumiNations 2000: Reflections of Earth," name change to "IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth," on January 1, 2001 following the close of the Walt Disney W ... Read more
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Reflections of Earth - Abbey Road
 The original music heard every night at EPCOT's Illuminations: Reflections of Earth was recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London, known worldwide as the home of most of the Beatles recording sessions between 1963 and 1967. The three photos link ... Read more
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Reflections of Earth - Lyrics
We Go On With the stillness of the night there comes a time to understand, to reach out and touch tomorrow, take the future in our hand. We can see a new horizon built on all that we have done and our dreams begin another thousand circles round ... Read more
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Reflections of Earth - Orlando Business Journal 1999
Orlando Business Journal Friday, July 9, 1999Great balls of fire! It's Epcot's millennium debutExplosive makeover lands local company a starring role.Orlando Business Journal - by Donna Young Staff Writer ORLANDO -- Light, anyone? Torches, flames and ... Read more
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IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth
IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth is a fireworks show, performed nightly at Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. It premiered on October 1, 1999 as IllumiNations 2000: Reflections of Earth as part of the Walt Disney World Millennium Celebra ... Read more