|Extras!>> Timeline>> 1975|
|Magic Kingdom>> Tomorrowland>>
Carrousel of Progress:
The Carrousel of Progress, first presented by Walt Disney at the 1964-65 World's Fair in New York City, was moved to Walt Disney World from Disneyland and opened in 1975 in Tomorrowland. The original theme song of the show, There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow, was replaced with a new tune, Now is the Best Time of Your Life.
Magic Kingdom>> Tomorrowland>> Circle-Vision 360:
In 1975 an updated version of Circle-Vision 360's debut film America the Beautiful replaced Magic Carpet 'Round the World, which opened just last year.
Magic Kingdom>> Tomorrowland>> Mission to Mars:
Mission to Mars finally replaced Flight to the Moon in 1975--six years after man actually landed on the moon!
Magic Kingdom>> Tomorrowland>> WEDway People Mover:
The WEDway People Mover, which opened July 1, 1975, provides a futuristic way of shuttling people all around Tomorrowland.
Recreation>> Lake Buena Vista Shopping Village:
This area of shops along the shores of Lake Buena Vista provided the first non-park shopping at Walt Disney World. It originally opened on March 22,1975 as Lake Buena Vista Shopping Village and was subsequently renamed Walt Disney World Village before being re-christened as the more familiar Disney Village Marketplace.
Magic Kingdom>> Tomorrowland>> Space Mountain:
Space Mountain, Walt Disney World's first roller coaster/thrill ride, opened on January 15, 1975 in Tomorrowland. The "mountain" soars 175 feet high and houses two coaster tracks that operate in the dark. The rockets hurl riders through space amid projections of stars and planets.
Attendance at Walt Disney World Resort surpasses 50 million guests.
Walt Disney Productions announces plans for Epcot, its second theme park at Walt Disney World Resort.