Mickey Mouse Turns 80

Today, Mickey Mouse just turned 80 years old. And the happy mouse still looks so young!

Mickey Mouse turned 80, marking a huge anniversary in the history of cartoons. Innovation played a tremendous role getting illustration and design to evolve from the first days of Walt Disney?s most famous character to the innovative animated graphic cartoons of today.

Happy Birthday Mickey!


Mickey's debut was in the cartoon Steamboat Willie November 18, 1928. He evolved from being a captain at a boat, to a happy mouse in the city. Going from black & white to full color.