GOOd morning new website
On Sunday, July 17, 1955, invited guests arrived, and 90 million people watched via a live television broadcast. The day is still known in Disney lore as "Black Sunday," and for good reason, as a guest list of 15,000 swelled to almost 30,000 attendees.
AMONG THE MANY MISHAPS:
+ Local police dubbed the seven-mile freeway backup the worst mess they had ever seen.
+Rides and attractions broke down under the onslaught of guests, opening and closing periodically to make way for television crews.
+ Fantasyland closed temporarily due to a gas leak.
+ Main Street's freshly-poured asphalt softened in the heat. Women wearing high heels sometimes left a shoe behind, stuck in black goo.
+ Because of a plumber's strike, both restrooms and drinking fountains
could not be ready by opening day. Walt opted for restrooms, leaving
visitors hot and
On the dawn of a new day, I pause, and take a break from the anticipation of launching Phinney Bischoff's new website! The design and development team have been putting in long hours, to say the least. Working out bugs and fixing the details. We are pushing the limits on technology and design. We are bringing them together into a useful experience that motivates us to be the best we can. Thanks to the team for this. I'm so excited to begin sharing our knowledge and insights with the world!
Time to launch this thing!