Today starts a new day in family entertainment. Walt Disney's pie in the sky opened its gates and let people across the drawbridge of Sleeping Beauty's Castle and into the Magic Kingdom he calls Disneyland. At 17 million USD, Disney's folly is almost 100% over budget, but the massive crowds bode good things for this place.

The discerning eye spotted movie star Ronald Reagan in the crowd, as well as the Governor of California. Despite having only 15,000 people invited, an amazing 28,154 people were let in.

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