June 7, 1968: Legoland Park Opens
1968, 45 years ago, the first Legoland Park opened in Denmark – called Legoland Billund. This park was right across the street from the Lego factory. It featured expansive cityscapes modeled in Lego bricks. 625,000 will visit the park within the first year.
The rich story of LEGO is a Pixar Video I talked about on Dorkazine
Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for June 7
- Commodore Executive 64 is released
- Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson orders the breakup of Microsoft into two companies