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‘Star Tours’ opened in Tokyo 36 years ago

It was on this day in 1989 that “Star Tours” opened at Tokyo Disneyland. It was only the second “Star Tours” ride at any of the parks as the first one opened in Disneyland in 1987.

This was a big deal because the park had only been open since 1983.

Just like the attraction at Disneyland, the Tokyo Disneyland “Star Tours” closed to make way for the updated “Star Tours - The Adventures Continue.” The attraction was shut down April 2, 2012 and re-opened May 7, 2013.