8 Fun Facts About Mickey Mouse

Created in 1928, Mickey Mouse is known as one of Disney's most iconic figures. In celebration of Mickey Mouse Day, here are eight fun facts you may not have known about the fun-loving mouse. 1. Mickey Mouse was created as a replacement for another character, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. 2. Mickey Mouse was originally named Mortimer. 3. ‘Steamboat Willie’ was the first animation to feature synchronized music and sound effects. 4. ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’ first debuted on October 3, 1955. 5. In 1935, Mickey Mouse was redrawn with a pear-shaped body, white gloves and a shortened nose....