The Jungle Book
Captain America: Civil War
returns in Darkwing Duck comic book form (again).
airs its final episode. Gravity Falls
Milo Murphy's Law
The Finest Hours
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Shanghai Disney Resort opens.
Gravity Falls: Journal 3
Adventures in Babysitting
Elena of Avalor
Queen of Katwe
Home video releases
DVD and Blu-ray releases
DVD only releases
January 4 - Soarin' closed at Epcot.
January 10 - Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular had its final performances at Disney California Adventure.
January 11 - Big Thunder Ranch closed at Disneyland to make room for Star Wars Land.
January 16 - Club Villain premiered at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
January 19 - Toy Story Pizza Planet Arcade closed at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
January 31 - Animagique had its final performances at Walt Disney Studios Park.
 February 10 - La Forêt de l’Enchantement: Une aventure musicale Disney premiered in The Chaparral Theater at Disneyland Park (Paris) until May 8.
 March 7 - Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters opened at Disney California Adventure.
 March 16 - Star Tours closed at Disneyland Park (Paris), to make way for The Adventures Continue.
March 20 - at Big Band Beat Tokyo DisneySea closed to begin its refurbishment in preparation for the park's 15th anniversary. It returned on April 15.
March 30 - Mad T Party had its final performances at Disney California Adventure.
April 3 - Muppets Courtyard "opened" at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
 April 5 - UFO Zone closed at Hong Kong Disneyland.
April 14 - Midtown Jewelry closed at Hong Kong Disneyland.
April 15 - The Year of Wishes begins at Tokyo DisneySea in preparation for its 15th anniversary.
April 17 - For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration had its final performances at Disney California Adventure.
May 2 - Stitch Encounter closed at Hong Kong Disneyland.
May 16 - StormRider closed at Tokyo DisneySea.
 May 27 - Frozen: Live at the Hyperion premiered in Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure.
 May 28 - The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic premiered at Disney's Animal Kingdom until September 5.
May 31 - Crystal Arts closed at Hong Kong Disneyland.
June 11 - Hong Kong Disneyland's Star Wars: Tomorrowland Takeover began.
June 15 - Soarin' Over Carifornia closed at Disney California Adventure.
June 16 - Shanghai Disneyland in Shanghai, China opened to the public. It became the sixth Disney destination to open and the fourth international Disney destination to open.
June 21 - Frozen Ever After opened at Epcot's Norway Pavilion.
 June 25 - Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple premiered at Hong Kong Disneyland.
July 2 - Mickey and the Magician premiered in Animagique Theater at Walt Disney Studios Park until January 8, 2017.
 July 26 - opened at Hong Kong Disneyland, as part of its My Journeys with Duffy 10th anniversary celebrations.
July 9 - Out of Shadowland premiered at Tokyo DisneySea, as part of its 15th anniversary celebrations.
August 4 - An new Main Street Jewelers opened at Hong Kong Disneyland, as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations.
September 4 - Tokyo DisneySea celebrated its 15th anniversary.
September 5 - Disneyland's 60th anniversary celebration came to an end.
September 6 - World of Color reverted back to its original form.
September 9 - Fantasy in the Sky returned at Disneyland after a year and a half long hiatus.
September 20 - TRON Realm, Chevrolet Digital Challenge opened at Shanghai Disneyland.
October 1 - Magic Kingdom celebrated its 45th anniversary.
October 2 - The Muppets Present… Great Moments in American History premiered at Magic Kingdom, as part of its 45th anniversary celebrations.
October 9 - Main Street Electrical Parade at Magic Kingdom ended its run.
October 22 - Expo Shop opened at Hong Kong Disneyland.
November 3 - Celebrate the Magic had its final performance at Magic Kingdom.
November 4 - An English version of the Tokyo Disneyland fireworks show, Once Upon a Time, premiered at Magic Kingdom.
November 10 - Frozen: A Musical Spectacular premiered on the Disney Wonder.
November 18 - PizzeRizzo opened at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
November 22 - Camp Woodchuck Kitchen opened at Tokyo Disneyland.
August 11, 12, 27, 28 - Kingdom Hearts Concert -First Breath- was held in Japan.
February 18 - Donald and Mickey: The Walt Disney's Comics and Stories 75th Anniversary Collection
March 3 - Donald Duck: The Sunday Newspaper Comics Volume 1
March 8 - Star Wars: Chewbacca (Trade Paperback)
March 31 - Silly Symphonies: Sunday Newspaper Comics Volume 1
Mickey Mouse: The Chirikawa Necklace
Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The New Republic Volume 2
Donald Duck Timeless Tales Volume 1
Star Wars Vader Down (Trade Paperback)
April 27 - Silly Symphonies Volume 1: The Complete Disney Classics
May 4 -
The Complete Carl Barks Disney Library - Donald Duck: Terror of the Beagle Boys May 18
Mickey Mouse Timeless Tales Volume 1
Star Wars: Kanan Volume 2 - First Blood (Trade Paperback)
May 24 - Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Comic Collection
June 1 - Uncle Scrooge: The Eternal Knot
June 15 - Star Wars: Droids and Ewoks Omnibus
July 5 - Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Rebellion Vol 1
July 13 - Donald Duck: Vicious Cycles
July 19 - Star Wars: Obi-Wan & Anakin (Trade Paperback)
July 26 - Donald Duck: Vicious Cycles
August 10 - Star Wars: Darth Vader Volume 3 - The Shu-torun War (Trade Paperback)
Mickey Mouse: Shadow of the Colossus
Star Wars Volume 3: Rebel Jail (Trade Paperback)
August 31 -
The Don Rosa Library - Volume 5: The Richest Duck in the World September 7
Disney Princess Comics Collection
Star Wars Volume 1 Hard Back
October 4 - Star Wars: Darth Vader Volume 4 (Trade Paperback)
October 11 - Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: Legacy Volume 1
October 18 -
Mickey Mouse: The Floyd Gottfredson Library - Volume 10: Planet of Faceless Foes October 22 - The Don Rosa Library - Volume 6:
The Universal Solvent October 25 - Frozen Comics Collection
November 29 - Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Comic Collection
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Comic Collection
Star Wars: Kanan Omnibus
Star Wars: Poe Dameron Volume 1: Black Squadron (Trade Paperback)
December 20 - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (Trade paperback)
December 28 - Darkwing Duck Comics Collection Volume 1: Orange is the New Purple (Trade paperback)
March 4 - Judy Hopps, Nick Wilde, Gazelle, Chief Bogo, Mayor Lionheart, Clawhauser, Flash, Duke Weaselton, Bonnie and Stu Hopps, Yax, Bellwether, Mrs. Otterton, Mr. Otterton, Finnick, Dr. Badger, Mr. Manchas, Jerry Jumbeaux Jr., Peter Moosebridge, Officer McHorn, Priscilla, Mr. Big, Koslov
May 27 - Zanik Hightopp, Time
June 17 - Jenny, Charlie, Bailey, Destiny, Hank, Otters, Fluke and Rudder
July 1 - The BFG, Sophie, Mary, Fleshlumpeater, Bloodbottler, Bonecruncher, Butcherboy, Gizzardgulper, Manhugger, Childchewer, Meatdripper, Maidmasher
November 4 - Doctor Strange, Baron Mordo, Christine Palmer, Wong, Nicodemus West, Kaecilius, Ancient One
November 23 - Moana Waialiki, Maui, Pua, Heihei, Gramma Tala, Tui, Sina, Tamatoa, Kakamora
December 16 - Jyn Erso, Cassian Andor, Orson Krennic, K-250
January 5 - Christine Lawrence Finney (animator)
January 7 - Richard Libertini (actor and voice actor)
January 9 - Angrus Scrimm (actor)
January 10 - David Bowie (singer, actor, composer, producer, director and screenwriter)
January 11 - Michael Galeota (actor)
January 13 - Brian Bedford (actor, singer and director)
January 14 - Alan Rickman (actor, singer, director, writer and producer)
January 15 - Dan Haggerty (actor, producer, set dresser, set decorator, animal handler, wild animal trainer and motorbike builder)
February 3 - Joe Alaskey (stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor and impressionist)
February 5 - Ray Colcord (composer)
February 6 - Daniel Gerson (screenwriter and voice actor)
February 9 - Alethea McGrath (actress)
February 17 - Jesus Barrero (voice actor)
February 25 - Tony Burton (actor)
February 28 - Jack Lindquist (actor and president of Disneyland)
March 10 - Ken Adam (production designer, visual consultant, art director, draughtsman, camera operator, actor and producer)
March 16 - Frank Sinatra Jr. (singer, actor, composer, musical director and screenwriter)
March 17 - Paul Daniels (magician, actor and voice actor)
March 21 - Peter Brown (actor and producer)
March 23 - Phife Dawg (singer and actor)
March 24 - Garry Shandling (actor, voice actor, screenwriter, producer, singer, director and comedian)
March 28 - James Noble (actor and producer)
March 29 - Patty Duke (actress, voice actress, singer, producer and writer)
April 3 - Erik Bauersfeld (voice actor and radio dramatist) and Don Francks (actor, voice actor, singer, composer and music arranger)
April 12 - Tōru Ōhira (actor and voice actor)
April 16 - Kit West (special effects artist, actor, cinematographer and producer) and Rod Daniel (director, producer and actor)
April 17 - Doris Roberts (actress, voice actress, director and singer)
April 18 - Scott Nimerfro (producer, screenwriter, story editor, video coordinator and actor)
April 20 - Victoria Wood (comedian, actress, voice actress, screenwriter, producer, composer, director and singer)
April 21 - Prince (musician, actor, director, composer and screenwriter)
April 22 - Jory Prum (audio engineer and videogame designer)
April 24 - Billy Paul (singer and actor)
April 30 - Tracy Scott (script supervisor, actress and screenwriter)
May 3 - Abel Fernandez (actor)
May 4 - Ret Turner (fashion designer)
May 8 - William Schallert (actor, voice actor and singer) and Nick Lashaway (actor)
May 12 - John McLaughlin (animator and visual effects artist)
May 13 - Makiko Futaki (animator)
May 14 - Darwyn Cooke (comic book writer, comic book artist, storyboard artist, screenwriter and producer)
May 15 - Michael Roberds (actor, voice actor, producer, screenwriter, director and camera operator)
May 16 - Julia Meade (actress)
May 17 - Yūko Mizutani (voice actress and singer)
May 19 - John Berry (musician) and Alan Young (actor, voice actor, comedian, radio host, television host and personality)
May 20 - Rosanna Huffman (actress and voice actress)
May 21 - Nick Menza (musician)
May 24 - Buck Kartalian (actor)
May 26 - Angela Paton (actress)
May 27 - Marshall Jones (singer)
May 31 - Thomas Fekete (musician)
June 2 - Willis Pyle (animator)
June 4 - Bill Richmond (screenwriter, producer, actor and songwriter)
June 6 - Al Ackerman (sportscaster and actor)
June 7 - Mary MacLeod (actress and voice actress)
June 11 - Christina Grimmie (singer and actress)
June 12 - Janet Waldo (actress, voice actress and singer)
June 13 - Chips Moman (songwriter, producer and audio mixer)
June 16 - Jerome Teasley (musician)
June 19 - Anton Yelchin (actor, voice actor and singer)
June 22 - Harry Rabinowitz (composer)
June 23 - Stuart Nisbet (actor) and Randy Jones (musician)
June 25 - Elliot Wollff (musician, songwriter and music producer)
June 28 - Scotty Moore (musician) and Rosanelda Aguirre (actress and voice actress)
June 29 - Rob Wasserman (musician)
June 30 - Don Friedman (musician)
July 14 - Lisa Gaye (actress and singer)
July 17 - Joan Sittenfield (talent manager, casting director and producer)
July 19 - Garry Marshall (actor, director, producer, writer, voice artist, and comedian)
July 21 - Lewie Steinberg (musician)
July 22 - Edgar Muenzer (musician)
July 24 - Marni Nixon (actress, voice actress, singer and composer)
July 26 - Allan Barnes (musician)
August 13 - Kenny Baker (actor, voice actor and singer)
August 14 - Fyvush Finkel (actor and voice actor)
August 17 - Arthur Hiller (director, actor, producer and technical advisor)
August 19 - Jack Riley (actor, voice actor, screenwriter and singer)
August 20 - Louis Stewart (musician)
August 21 - Headley Bennett (musician)
August 22 - Toots Thielmans (musician)
August 23 - Evita Muñoz (actress, voice actress, singer and stunt double)
August 25 - Marvin Kaplan (actor, voice actor, screenwriter and producer)
August 31 - Rick F. Gunter (cinematographer, director of photography, camera operator and producer)
September 1 - Jon Polito (actor and voice actor)
September 2 - John Hostetter (actor, voice actor and singer)
September 3 - Fred McFarlane (musician, music producer and songwriter)
September 5 - Hugh O'Brian (actor and singer) and Kenny Davis (actor)
September 14 - Shepherd Sanders (actor and songwriter)
September 15 - James Stacy (actor, singer and producer)
September 16 - Hagan Beggs (actor, location manager, assistant director and casting director)
September 17 - Charmian Carr (actress, voice actress and singer)
September 23 - William Johnson (actor)
September 27 - Jef Billings (costume designer)
September 28 - Gary Glasberg (producer and screenwriter)
September 30 - Michael Casswell (musician)
October 5 - Austin Kalish (screenwriter, producer and songwriter) and Michiyo Yasuda (animator)
October 8 - Don Ciccone (musician) and Gary Dubin (actor, voice actor, producer, director and singer)
October 9 - Susan Aceron (actress and voice actress)
October 11 - Patricia Barry (actress)
October 12 - Thomas Mikal Ford (actor, voice actor, producer, director and screenwriter), John Vulich (special effects makeup artist, producer, director, composer, cinematographer, editor and voice actor) and Sonny Sanders (songwriter, screenwriter and director)
October 16 - Vernon Kifer (camera operator, cinematographer, director, editor and producer)
October 20 - Kaneta Kimotsuki (voice actor and actor)
October 21 - Kevin Meaney (actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter)
October 28 - Ron Grant (composer, orchestrator and music supervisor)
October 30 - Curly Putman (songwriter)
October 31 - Natalie Babbitt (writer and illustrator)
November 2 - Bob Cranshaw (musician)
November 4 - Jean-Jacques Perrey (musician and music producer)
November 6 - Jeff Olson (actor)
November 7 - Leonard Cohen (singer, songwriter, composer, actor, voice actor, writer and screenwriter)
November 9 - Al Caiola (musician and composer)
November 11 - Robert Vaughn (actor and director), Victor Bailey (musician) and Ray Singleton (songwriter and music producer)
November 13 - Leon Russell (singer, songwriter, composer, music arranger, actor and producer)
November 14 - Janet Wright (actress, voice actress and producer)
November 15 - Milt Okun (singer and music producer)
November 16 - Mentor Williams (songwriter and music producer) and Lisa Masters (actress)
November 17 - Steve Truglia (stuntman, second unit director and actor)
November 18 - Sharon Jones (singer, actress and composer)
November 19 - Paul Sylbert (production designer, set decorator, director, art director and screenwriter)
November 20 - Hod O'Brien (musician)
November 23 - Joe Esposito (band manager, consultant, technical assistant, actor and producer) and Andrew Sachs (actor, voice actor and screenwriter)
November 24 - Florence Henderson (actress, voice actress, singer and producer) and Renato Lopez (actor and voice actor)
November 25 - Ron Glass (actor, voice actor, director and singer)
December 3 - Herbert Hardesty (musician)
December 6 - Peter Vaughan (actor and singer)
December 12 - Barrelhouse Chuck (musician)
December 13 - Alan Thicke (actor, voice actor, composer, screenwriter, producer, singer and songwriter)
December 14 - Bernard Fox (actor, voice actor, singer, music producer and screenwriter)
December 17 - Gordon Hunt (actor, voice actor, screenwriter, producer, director, recording director, voice over director and casting director)
December 18 - Zsa Zsa Gabor (actress and socialite)
December 21 - Sam Leach (talent agent)
December 26 - George S. Irving (actor, voice actor and singer) and Alphonse Mouzon (musician)
December 27 - Carrie Fisher (actress, voice actress, writer, screenwriter, singer and producer)
December 28 - Debbie Reynolds (actress, voice actress, singer, screenwriter and producer)
December 30 - Tyrus Wong (animator, assistant art director and technical advisor)
Behind the scenes
July - Production began on the Disney Channel Original Movie .
This is the first (and, for so far, only) year in which Disney does not release a feature-length G-rated film in theaters at all.
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