Guess who’s turning 90 years old in 90 days? It’s our favourite Disney cartoon character, iconic legend Mickey Mouse.
Icon Mickey will beturning 90 on 18 November 2018. Disney will be running a nationwide campaign to celebrate all things Mickey. So prepare for the hype during the months of October through to December as we not only celebrate but honor Mickey Mouse.
The famous cartoon character has been bringing smiles and joy to kids and adults alike for nine decades.
Random Facts About Mickey
- Mickey Mouse was inspired by the pet mouse Disney had as a child
- Mickey was originally going to be named Mortimer!
- Mickey Mouse was the first cartoon character to ever speak. And what were his first words? “Hot dogs!”
- There are hidden Mickeys all over Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Spotting them is part of the fun of going to the theme parks.
- Mickey wears white gloves so that you can see his hands (otherwise they would blend in against his body.
- Walt Disney said that Minnie and Mickey Mouse are indeed married, although they keep it private and they do not share a home.
- Mickey Mouse was the first cartoon character to earn a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- In the 1970s, Mickey released a disco album which went double platinum.
- Mickey Mouse only has four fingers! Walt Disney felt that five fingers resembled a “bunch of bananas.”
- Walt Disney himself voiced Mickey Mouse for many years.
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Thanks for all the awesome memories, Mickey! We love you