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Guess who is over 85 years old?

Posted by elegant On June - 2 - 2014

Debut on November 18, 1928 at the Colony Theatre in the New York City as “Steamboat Willie” as his first public appearance for the Walt Disney Studios Mickey Mouse, that funny Disney cartoon character is reaching a milestone. Today it entertains millions of young kids and young at heart all around the world. The infamous character has been created by Ub Iwerks after trying out several other animal characters at the request of Disney Studios. Unlike other cartoon characters before, it was the first time for a character to have sound synchronized. It is one of the most commonly recognized cartoon characters of the whole world. Mickey Mouse has more than 130 movies to his credit including the 1940 movie Fantasia. Mickey Mouse also appears in countless other productions including TV shows and live productions. One of his best animated short films, Lens Paw, won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 1942. His own Hollywood Walk of Fame Star came in 1978 and Mickey has een nominated for many awards.

Mickey’s appearances were mostly accompanied by his girlfriend Minnie Mouse, his pet dog Pluto, and friends including Donald Duck, Pete, and Goofy.

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