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Happy 80th Birthday Mickey!!!

Posted on November 18, 2008

Since there doesn’t seem to be any news to report, I’d figured we take a moment to mark the historical importance of today. On November 18, 1928, Mickey Mouse made his grand debut in the now classic cartoon short “Steamboat Willie” at the premiere in New York City. Without this cartoon and the creation of Mickey Mouse, it is doubtful that the Walt Disney Company would be here today, and especially the Disney theme parks we all enjoy so much. As Walt Disney himself said, “It all started with a mouse”.

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It just so happens that it all started with a mouse named Mickey 80 years ago today. Happy 80th Birthday Mickey!

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