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The Coast wishes Mickey Mouse a happy birthday

The iconic Mickey Mouse turns 88 on Friday. Happy Birthday, Mickey, from South Mississippi.
The iconic Mickey Mouse turns 88 on Friday. Happy Birthday, Mickey, from South Mississippi. Courtesy

He may be turning 88 on Friday, but his appeal is timeless. America’s, if not the world’s, favorite mouse is pushing 90.

Mickey Mouse, who was created by Walt Disney and made his debut on Nov. 18, 1928, is celebrating his 88th birthday.

Did you know?

  • Mickey’s original name was Mortimer.
  • His screen debut was in “Steamboat Willie.”
  • He has appeared in more than 130 films.
  • He has a best friend (Goofy) and a pet (Pluto) that are both dogs.

Happy Birthday, Mickey, from South Mississippi!

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