photo of Annette Funicello sharing a telephone call with a friend

Those Who Knew Annette Best

On April 8, 2013, the world lost one of its most beloved icons . . .  Annette Funicello. She passed away at age 70 from complications due to Multiple Sclerosis, a disease she bravely battled for more than 25 years. While she accomplished much in her life, her fondest career memories were always tied to the Mickey Mouse Club where she got her start, and to Walt Disney,…

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Mickey Mouse Club Circus at Disneyland

Ladies and Gentlemen, and children of all ages… The Mickey Mouse Club Circus, in the world’s largest striped circus tent, debuted at Disneyland on November 24 in 1955 and remained until January 8 of the following year. As if it weren’t enough to see Professor Keller and His Feline Fantastics, Serenado the Wonder Horse playing “The Ballad of Davy Crockett” and…

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