Disney Channel is celebrating Mickey Mouse's 86th birthday with some Mickey-themed programming, and we're celebrating with some surprising Mickey facts. That's right, folks, Walt Disney introduced Mickey Mouse 86 years ago today — and we have to say, he's looking pretty SWELL for his age! ;)
Since 1928, Mickey has become more and more popular, making appearances in movies, television shows, expanding both Disneyland and Disney World, and of course, working his way into the hearts of millions of people. (Click here for 20 mind-blowing Hidden Mickeys in Disney movies.)
Click through the gallery for 10 facts about Mickey Mouse! Which fact surprised you the most? Tell us in the comments and don't forget to wish Mickey a happy birthday...
Mickey Mouse was the first cartoon character ever to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was given his star in 1978 to celebrate his 50th anniversary.