19/09/1959 Khrushchev is barred from visiting Disneyland
The Disneyland Khrushchev Story: A "Propaganda Masterstroke"
Walt Disney and Soviet Union's Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev spent thirteen days in the United States, with two requests: to visit Disneyland and to meet John Wayne, Hollywood's top box-office draw. Due to the Cold War tension and security concerns, he was famously denied an excursion to Disneyland.