12 February 2010

The Most Famous Mouse In The World

*Mickey Mouse: Walt Disney's most famous character
*Screen debut: November 18, 1928 as Steamboat Willie
*One of the most universal symbols of the 20th century
*Walt Disney was 26 years of age when he created Mickey Mouse
*First Mickey Mouse cartoon: Plane Crazy
*Disney was Mickey's voice until 1946
*Walt Disney got an Oscar for the creation of Mickey in 1932
*First Mickey Mouse Club was started in 1929
*Height of popularity for Mickey was in 1940 as the Sorcerer's Apprentice in Fantasia
*Mickey moved to Disneyland in 1955
*"The Mickey Mouse Club" 1954: most successful children's show ever