Doesn’t it feel like just yesterday that you saw The Lion King for the first time? Well, we were shocked too when we realized that was almost 20 years ago.
The Nightmare Before Christmas just had its 20th anniversary.
Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Forbidden Eye opened at Disneyland over 18 years ago this year. If you were around when it opened, you remember trying to decode the messages on the temple walls while you waited to ride for the first time!
The first “Pirates” film, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl came to theaters TEN YEARS AGO. It feels like just last summer that we were seeing this movie in theaters over and over again and asking why the rum was gone.
You probably haven’t rewound one of your Disney movies for about 15 years unless you’re a rare VHS purist.
You haven’t gotten lost looking for your car just in front of the Disneyland main gates in 12 years… that’s because since 2001, that vast space has now been home to Disney California Adventure!
Lizzie McGuire’s little brother Matt McGuire AKA Jake Thomas is now 23 years old. Which makes us… really old.
The first time you saw the “Flying V” was a whopping 21 years ago. If you saw this in theaters as a kid, you’re a legit grown up by now.
Jonathan Taylor Thomas voiced the adorable YOUNG Simba in The Lion King 19 years ago. He probably couldn’t voice young Simba anymore, since he’s 32 years old now and all.
Cory and Topanga are super grown up and have a daughter of their own and now she has her own show. Well, not in real life, but you know what we mean.
You were really excited to read about The Hunchback of Notre Dame in Disney Magazine… 17 years ago.
You’ve been using FastPasses since last century. They were introduced back in 1999.
And finally, a fact that will (hopefully) make you feel young: The Walt Disney Company just had its 90th anniversary this year. That’s a lot of yEARS.