It must be fun to celebrate your birthday when you never age! Mickey Mouse first appeared in the short film “Steamboat Willie” on November 18, 1928. Ever since then, fans all over the world have celebrated this day as his birthday. Mickey reminds us of the magic of childhood — a time when dreams had wings, and our imagination made everything possible. Besides, everyone loves Mickey!
5 THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT MICKEY MOUSE
He has a middle nameMickey’s full name is Michael Theodore Mouse.
The secret of this mouse’s gloves
Mickey Mouse wears white gloves so that his hands can be distinguished from his entire body.
A friend to presidents
Most U.S. presidents have posed alongside Mickey, with the notable exception of Lyndon Johnson.
Those were the first words Mickey Mouse said. In fact, he was the first cartoon character to speak.
He is the first cartoon character to earn a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame