Mickey Mouse celebrates his 82nd birthday

November 19th, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Los Angeles, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of Disney’s most iconic characters, Mickey Mouse, is 82 years today. The character has been with Disney for all these years and has been credited with helping make Disney one of the leading entertainment companies in the world. That success of Disney has been credited to the Mickey Mouse character in certain circles.

The iconic mouse was first featured in “Steamboat Willie” some 82 years ago at the Colony Theater in New York. When the character made its debut, it was Walt Disney himself who gave a voice to the character. Later, that duty was taken over by Jim Macdonald and currently the voice belongs to Wayne Allwine. Only few people could have guessed that the character will grow to become one of the famous figures in the world when it premiered on the 18th of November, 1928.

The character is one of the most famous cartoons in the world. Officially, the Mickey Mouse is the master of ceremony for most of Disney’s ceremonies at the famous Disney World. Hope Mickey gets to celebrate its 100th birthday pretty soon. However until that time comes, the Mickey will need to enjoy the day with its loved ones. Happy Birthday Mickey!

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