Attractions Opened On Your Birthday

Or parks.

From Zackiel Marsh
Posted September 30, 2011 at 10:16 AM
Well my birthday is on October 1 the same day that Walt Disney World opened. Does anyone else have a birthday when an attraction or park opened?

From Robert Niles
Posted September 30, 2011 at 10:16 AM
Actually, even though the Magic Kingdom opened on Oct. 1, its official dedication was on Oct. 25... which is my birthday. So I can (sort of) claim the same birthday as Walt Disney World, too.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted September 30, 2011 at 1:08 PM
As A September baby in a "seasonal" park area, I don't know of any that opened the DAY I was born. But Cedar Point's Blue Streak opened in 1964. It's a ride I've been on multiple times and enjoy, so I'll take that.

From Andy Milito
Posted September 30, 2011 at 4:56 PM
I don't see anything related to theme parks on November 14 :(

From Andrew Carrieri
Posted September 30, 2011 at 5:33 PM
My birthday is May 21 (1990)
Kingda Ka (SFGAdv)and Sheikra (BGT) both opened on May 21, 2005.

From Zack McDonald
Posted September 30, 2011 at 8:59 PM
My birthday is April 22md, and the new Texas Giant opened on that day this year. I went to school while my dad went and rode the Giant.

From Orrin Carstarphen
Posted October 1, 2011 at 5:43 AM
My birthday is April 22 and Disney's Animal Kingdom opened on 4/22/98.

From Adam Nodjomian
Posted October 1, 2011 at 1:31 PM
My brother was born on July 17th, the opening day of Disneyland...I've always been so jealous!

Only notable thing on my B-Day was this year, July 8th was the launch of the final space shuttle. I thought that was pretty cool.

From Ray Schroeder
Posted October 4, 2011 at 10:24 AM
I was born 3 days after Disneyland opened. So close.

From Mark Fairleigh
Posted October 4, 2011 at 4:12 PM
So far nothing for Nov. 5th. Guess I'll have to open my own park! ;)

From Jorge Arnoldson
Posted October 5, 2011 at 12:55 PM
Well, Kraken opened on my fourth birthday (June 1st, 2000), so I guess I share a birthday with Dominick D, not just Morgan Freeman. ;)

From Mike Seary
Posted October 6, 2011 at 12:32 AM
Dominic D.... incidentally WWOHP also soft opened on my birthday as well...



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