Mickey Mouse is a popular cartoon character which brings smile to everyone’s face-kids and adults alike but do you know it’s been almost more than nine decades that this character came into television. Yes, it’s been more than 88 years since this cartoon first came on television and it’s influence hasn’t gone down a bit. There was a time we all used to spend our days watching our favourite cartoon, but when it comes to the best many choose Mickey Mouse over any other iconic cartoon character. Children love him, parents love him, the whole world loves him. So here are few things you probably didn’t know about Mickey Mouse and you will be surprised by many such facts.
You must have visited atleast one Disney park near you. Right? To be astonished, the idea of Mickey Mouse was inspired by a pet mouse Disney had as his pet. Disney got inspired by his pet and thought to bring Mickey Mouse over television. But here comes a twist as well! Mickey Mouse was originally going to be named Mortimer, but Disney’s wife told him that Mickey would be suitable and later on, Mortimer went on to become Mickey’s rival name in the animated shows. Another thing you should know is that Mickey Mouse was the first ever cartoon character to speak. The first word he spoke was ‘hot dogs’ which went on to become history in the animation world as this was the first time a cartoon character ever spoke. Walt Disney used to voice Mickey himself. And it is also a fact that Mickey Mouse is more famous than Santa Claus. Isn’t this surprising to know? Children from all across the globe can identify Mickey Mouse much more easily than Santa Claus. The fun part of this is that there are all hidden Mickey Mouse all over Disneyland and Walt Disney World and spotting them is fun.