60 years ago the door to the happiest place on earth opened when Walt Disney's dream was realized in Disneyland. the $17 million park was called "the most lavish amusement park on Earth" and sprawled across 160-acres.
Despite the parks operating almost without a hitch these days, the opening day for the original Disneyland in Anaheim was a disaster: traffic was jammed for hours which delayed celebrity and distinguished guests, the temperature was so intense (above 100 degrees) it caused heels to sink into softening asphalt, and there was also a gas leak.
Since then, Disneyland has hosted people from all walks of life, including at least nine American presidents and untold amounts of celebrities.
Today, however, everyone is enjoying the festivities, take a look at some of the posts on social media from happy Disney lovers enjoying the party: