by Candra Spirtoff and Megan Voisard
March 11, 2010 – Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman receive a ‘window’ on Disneyland’s Main Street
Did You Know??
“It’s a Small Word (After All)” is the most recognized and translated song in the world and was originally produced for the 1964 World’s Fair
The Sherman brothers wrote 150 songs, 27 of which were featured in Disney movies
Robert B. Sherman served in the Army during World War II and was one of the first men to enter the concentration camp, Dachau, in Germany.
Other Notable Disney Dates:
March 11, 1977 – The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is released
March 12, 1938 - Snow White is released in the United Kingdom
March 13, 2005 – Robert Iger is named the next CEO of the Walt Disney Company
March 14, 1935 – The beloved character, Donald Duck, is first seen in a Mickey Mouse comic strip
March 15, 1973 – A member of the “Dapper Dans of Disney World”, Bob Mathis, a tenor, performs with the barbershop quarter for the last time. He left the group to direct a choral society in Georgia.
March 16, 1999 – Mannheim Steamroller Meets the Mouse audio CD is released (a great addition to any Disney fan’s collection!)
March 17, 1968 – Disneyland holds its first St. Patrick’s Day paradeWeek o
Question of the Week:
What are some of the infamous and beloved songs written by the Sherman Brothers? Which is your favorite?
Candra Spirtoff and Megan Voisard are identical twins, born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. They both graduated from the University of Cincinnati, Candra with a Bachelor’s degree in Legal Assisting and Megan with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. They currently work as a paralegals for a local law firm. Their passion is anything and everything Disney, and they have visited WDW almost every year since 1988, at the age of four.