10 Things You Might Not Know About Mickey Mouse


One of the world’s most recognizable cartoon characters, Mickey Mouse, is celebrating his 90th birthday on November 18. The date is taken from the 1928 premiere of the animated short film “Steamboat Willie” in which Mickey Mouse made his theatrical debut.

Nation Multimedia (Thailand) presents 10 fascinating facts and fun trivia about Mickey Mouse.

Among them:

Mickey’s first publishing on paper: The first Mickey Mouse comic strip was published on January 13, 1930. The strips were drawn by Ub Iwerks for a few weeks and then his assistant, Win Smith, drew them for three months, to be succeeded by Floyd Gottfredson who continued to draw the strip for 45 years.