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1984 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Donald Duck Balloon

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1984

Donald Duck Balloon taken out of retirement in honor of Donald's 50th Birthday


This picture was in a family photo album, so with the aid of Google, I was able to uncover the story of when and why Donald was flying over New York. This was 1984, 25 years ago when Donald was turning 50 ( and this year now is his 75th).

If this was 1984, how would I find out this information? Certainly not in 2 seconds like it did on the internet!

So fun facts about this parade courtesy of X-Entertainment. True 80's in presentation - Care Bears, Cabbage Patch Kids, Punky Brewster, Shirt Tales, Rainbow Brite, Smurfs, Snorks, Fraggle Rock with commercials with the new McDonalds' Chicken McNuggets characters, Masters of the Universe and GI Joe toys. Want to flashback to Thanksgiving 1984? OR visit it if you weren't born yet?

Experience the NBC telecast of this parade with insight and commentary at:

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Uploaded on November 26, 2009