Disneyland attracted one million visitors within the first 10 weeks after its grand opening in July 1955. It also became a top destination for foreign dignitaries visiting the United States.
Walt Disney gathered a small group of artists to develop his next big idea: an amusement park called Disneyland.
In its first year, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs grossed $8 million.
Walt Disney had to come up with something "new and clever in animated cartoons" to save his Laugh-O-grams company.