Mickey is one of our Disney favourites – a trip to Disneyworld wouldn’t be the same without stopping off to say hi to Mickey – so we’ve compiled a few facts and figures about the little guy for your enjoyment – plus you never know when you might need this info for the pub quiz of Trivial Pursuits!
- Mickey was first created in 1928 and was debuted in the cartoon ‘Steamboat Willie.’
- Mickey’s girlfriend is called Minie and his dog’s name is Pluto.
- He is friends with Donald Duck and Goofy.
- Mickey didn’t start wearing gloves until 1929 – these were introduced to help see the characters hands against ceratin backgrounds.
- The famous Mickey Mouse club was started in 1930
- On his 50th Anniversary in 1978 Mickey was the first cartoon character to appear on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.