To all who come to this happy place welcome! Club 55 is Chapman University's Official Disney Club. It is our goal to create happiness by bringing the magic of Disney to Chapman University and provide entertainment and opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to experience the joy and inspiration of the Walt Disney Company. If watching classic Disney films, competing in the Scare Games, or just riding Space Mountain sounds like your kind of fun, then come join the club that's made for you and me! Just find us on OrgSync or show up to our next meeting! We can't wait to meet you!
This Month in Disney History
September 1, 1989: Claudine Masson becomes the 300 millionth visitor to Disneyland.
September 2, 1979: The Big Thunder Mountain Railroad attraction opens in Disneyland's Frontierland.
September 5, 1927: The first Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon premieres, entitled Trolley Troubles.
September 7, 1994: Mary Smith, the 1 billionth guest to Disney theme parks, enters the Walt Disney World resort and is awarded a lifetime pass for her and her family!
September 8, 1996: Beauty and the Beast plays its 1000th performance on Broadway.
September 9, 2001: Disneyland's Country Bear Jamboree closes to make way for The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh attraction.
September 10, 2009: The first ever D23 Expo begins at the Anaheim Convention Center! Lasting through the weekend, the event includes an inside look at World of Color, a Disney Legends ceremony honoring new Legends such as Robin Williams and Betty White, and a surprise appearance by Johnny Depp dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow to announce Pirates of the Caribbean; On Stranger Tides.
September 11, 2001: The terrorist attacks on the Pentagon, World Trade Center, and Pennsylvania close Disneyland and Walt Disney World parks. Guests are offered free food and beverages at various resorts and theaters outside the parks. This marks only the second time Disneyland has ever closed its gates.
September 12, 2005: Hong Kong Disneyland has its grand opening.