Walt Disney World Marks 40 Years with a Colorful Celebration

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Walt Disney World Marks 40 Years with a Colorful Celebration

(OCT. 1, 2011): Anchored by the Mouse “who started it all,” Walt Disney World Resort marked its 40th anniversary Saturday with a gala procession fronted by characters parading up Main Street, U.S.A. to a colorful celebration in front of Cinderella Castle. Walt Disney World Resort opened on Oct. 1, 1971. (Ron Riccio/Disney, photographer)