Walt Disney, The Man

Walt Disney Facts

32 Oscars including 3 special awards makes Walt Disney the record holder for the most amounts of Oscar wins.

59 Oscar nominations also make him the largest nomination holder as well

1,000,000 balloons were released on Walt Disney’s birthday back in 1985 by the city of Anaheim saluting Disneyland and its creator, making that release a world record.

6.5 million is the total gross of the movie Snow White and Seven Dwarfs had earned in May 1939

1 year of high school is all Walt Disney Attended

4 is the number of siblings walt had, which include Roy, Herbert, Raymond and Ruth

4 is the age Walt was when his family moved to Marceline Missouri

53 years old when Walt dedicated Disneyland Park. It was a memorable ceremony. There in Town Square, Walt could look around and see the fulfillment of his hopes, dreams, and ambitions in the form of a spectacular entertainment kingdom.

1946 was the last year that Walt did the voice for Mickey Mouse.

1/8 scale model railroad that Walt had built in his backyard, called the Carolwood Pacific Railroad.

.5 mile track was the length of the railroad built by Walt in his backyard

46 foot long trestle was also built for his railroad

90 foot long tunnel was built underneath his wife (Lilly’s) flowerbed

53 was the age of Walt Disney when Disneyland first opened

8 years was Roy when his little brother Walt was born

213-834-3141 EXT 345 was the phone number on the phone of Walt Disney desk

25 was how old Walt was when he grew that world famous mustache

20 years he was the voice of Mickey Mouse

$400 deposit was used used to buy the original land for the Disney Studios back in 1925

4/4/1964 was the last time Walt Disney was on the property in Florida which became WDW