Ever since the Disneyland opened its gates in 1955, the park has been an epicenter for creating magical memories for many guests. One man in particular has creating some magic memories of his own since his first experience with Disneyland. Dave Macpherson was the first customer to enter the Disneyland gates back in 1955. To this day, Dave is still creating magic memories every year at the park.
Back when Dave MacPherson was just 22 years old, he was studying at Long Beach State College. While Mcpherson was a student, he heard all the buzz surrounding Disneyland finally opening. Before its official opening day to the public, Walt Disney opened up the park to family, VIP’s, and other esteemed guests. After seeing the festivities on television, Dave decided that he would be the first of public to enter the park.
Next, at 2 am, MacPherson took a 10 mile motorbike ride from Long Beach to Anaheim. He started the 1st queue at a ticket booth. A few hours later, he purchased the first ticket and got to be the first to enter Disneyland‘s gates. Not only was he the first customer of the park, he also received a lifetime pass to use at his convenience!
Ever Since, Dave MacPherson has returned to the Happiest Place On Earth to celebrate! Now he enjoys his annual visit with his wife and his friends. Over the years, he’s definitely made enough magical memories to last a lifetime.
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