Happy 44th birthday to Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean
Written by Robert Niles
Today is the 44th anniversary of the opening of one of my favorite theme park rides anywhere - and the ride that I'd argue has had the single greatest impact on the theme park industry.Tweet
Happy birthday to Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean.
In honor of the day, Disney released this highlight video of the ride's planning, construction and media opening:
I will now go and put on a pair of red-and-orange-striped socks for the rest of the day. :^) Arrrgh!
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