Disney composer Sherman dies, Streep visits Japan

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Disney songwriter Robert Sherman who, along with his brother Richard, wrote numerous film scores and children's songs, has died. He composed the popular tune featured in Disney theme parks, "It's a Small World (After All)," as well as the score to "Mary Poppins." He was 86.

Meryl Streep has taken the "The Iron Lady" to Japan. The actress - who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in the film - greeted fans in Tokyo, even accepting flowers from one. The movie opens in Japan on March 16.

Elizabeth Berkley is pregnant. It will be the first child for the "Showgirls" actress and her husband, artist Greg Lauren. The baby is due in summer.

Finally, while in Jamaica, Prince Harry tested his running skills against the world's fastest man - Usain Bolt. Harry flashed through the finishing line ahead of Bolt, but victory owed more to the the Prince jumping the gun and starting when the Olympic champion was not looking.

Bob Mezan, Reuters.

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