10 Fun Facts for Disney World’s 44th Birthday

THE BEST PLACE IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD HAS A BIRTHDAY TODAY!!

Here are 10 fun facts on “WDW”:

*Walt died before Disney World was opened.

*The last attraction Walt supervised was Pirates of the Caribbean.

*It is rumor that Walt is frozen and buried in the park but this is false. He was cremated.

* Disney World is NOT “the happiest place on Earth”. That title goes to Disneyland in California.

* Disney World is dubbed “the most magical place on Earth”.

* The Disney property is double the size of Manhattan.

*Disney World’s lost and found is intense. Found items include a prosthetic leg and glass eye!!! Both were claimed.

*Little known character, Duffy: the Disney bear, has prominence in the park as a stuffed animal Minnie made for Mickey to keep with him on his travels.

* There are no “rides” in a Disney theme park, Walt wanted them to be referred to as “attractions”.

* Similar, there are no “employees”, those who work for Disney are called “cast members”.

Have a magical day, CelebMix readers!

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