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Mickey Mouse's Birthday!!

by Miranda Zimmerman

November 18, 2010


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The elementary students have colored drawings in the hallways . The 18th of November is Mickey Mouse birthday. Mickey Mouse was created in 1928 by Walt Disney. The Walt Disney Company celebrates his birth as November 18, 1928 upon the release of Steamboat Willie. In the spring of 1928, Disney asked Ub Iwerks to start drawing up new character ideas. Iwerks tried sketches of various animals, such as dogs and cats, but none of these appealed to Disney. A female cow and male horse were also rejected.  A male frog, also rejected. Walt Disney got the inspiration for Mickey Mouse from his old pet mouse he used to have on his farm. In 1925, Hugh Harman drew some sketches of mice around a photograph of Walt Disney.

Mickey Mouse's Birthday!!

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