At Walt Disney World, the formal grand opening of EPCOT Center begins. To be held over the next three days, the official Future World dedication takes place
on this evening with special invited guests surrounding Spaceship Earth. Cast members
dressed in tuxedos offer champagne as seven big bands provide entertainment for
the elegant occassion. High above the park, the Goodyear Blimp flashes the display:
"Saluting Walt Disney World, Epcot Center."
AIRPORT OF THE FUTURE
At Disney's Hollywood Studios, "Disney Channel Rocks!" a live show
based on music from Disney Channel hit shows debuts. Taking place in front of the
Sorcerer's Hat, the show features music from High School Musical, Camp Rock, Cheetah Girls, Star
Struck and Jump In.
Formal Grand Opening of EPCOT Center - Day 1
Bill Condon, screenwriter and director, is born in New York City. He directed the
2017 live-action film adaptation of the animated 1991 film Beauty and the Beast.
Film producer Darla Kay Anderson is born in Glendale, California. Working for Pixar for nearly 25 years, her credits include Toy Story, It's Tough to Be a Bug, A Bug's Life, Monsters, Inc., Cars,
Toy Story 3, and Coco.
Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, best known for portraying Mitchell Pritchett on the
ABC-TV sitcom Modern Family, is born in Montana. He also appeared in 2 episodes
of the ABC sitcom Ugly Betty.
Composer and lyricist for films, television, and theatre Marc Shaiman is born in
Newark, New Jersey. His film credits include Sister Act (1992), Life with Mikey (1993), Sister Act 2: Back
in the Habit (1993), George of the Jungle (1997), The Kid (2000), and Mary Poppins Returns (2018).
Actor Christopher Lloyd is born Christopher Alan Lloyd in Stamford, Connecticut. Making his screen debut in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), he gained widespread recognition as Jim Ignatowski in the comedy series Taxi (1978–1983) and later in the Back to the Future trilogy. His Disney credits include Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) as Judge Doom, DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990) as the voice of Merlock the Magician, Angels in the Outfield (1994) as Al "The Boss" Angel, Camp Nowhere (1994) as Dennis, Angels in the Endzone (1997) returning to the role of Al, My Favorite Martian (1999) as Uncle Martin, and Santa Buddies (2009) as Stan.
Just ahead of its debut on November 12th, The Cinema Society hosts a screening of Disney+’s Lady and the Tramp in New York City. Disney+ is a subscription video on-demand (SVOD) streaming service; also set to debut on November 12. Lady and the Tramp is a live-action adaptation of Walt Disney’s 1955 animated film of the same name, which was based on the Cosmopolitan magazine story of Happy Dan, The Cynical Dog by Ward Greene. It is set to be released exclusively on November 12, 2019 on Disney+, making it the first remake to not receive a theatrical release, instead debuting on an online streaming platform.