10 fun facts you probably didn’t know about Mickey Mouse | happy 90th birthday Mickey!

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Longtime readers will know how much we love Walt Disney World and the main man that is Mickey Mouse.  Well did you know today is Mickey’s official 90th birthday?  It’s only fitting that today I share with you 7 fun facts you probably didn’t know about Mickey Mouse.

10 fun facts you probably didn't know about Mickey Mouse | happy 90th birthday Mickey!

“Mortimer Mouse” had been Disney’s original name for the character now known as Mickey before Walt Disney’s wife, Lillian, convinced him to change it.

Mickey Mouse made his debut on November 18, 1928 in Steamboat Willie (I can hear you whistling the tune now!)

Mickey and Minnie are actually married (in real life!).  The voice of Mickey from 1977 married the voice of Minnie in 1991!

He only has 4 fingers (honest go check!)

10 fun facts you probably didn't know about Mickey Mouse | happy 90th birthday Mickey!

The first thing Mickey Mouse ever said was “Hot Dogs!” in 1929.

Mickey Mouse was voiced by Walt Disney himself until 1947.

Pluto is Mickeys dog!

Walts wife Lillian came up with the name of Mickey Mouse.

Mickey Mouse got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on his 50th birthday AND was the first cartoon character to have a star!

10 fun facts you probably didn't know about Mickey Mouse | happy 90th birthday Mickey!

So there you have it… in celebration of Mickeys 90th birthday I share with you 10 fun facts you probably didn’t know about Mickey Mouse.

Happy birthday Mickey!!

Kirsty x

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