Mickey Mouse!!! If you remember your first Mickey Mouse cartoon then it means he holds a special place in your heart. Who ever knew that he would play a big role in (y)our childhood? It’s like he moulded us. Mickey Mouse is such a funny character. With his big ears and accent, he is proven to make us laugh every time we watch him. We wouldn’t have made it throughout childhood without Mickey Mouse.
Mickey Mouse was created ninety years ago. Yes you heard me. He is ninety years old. On November 18th, 1928 Mickey was born. He featured in the Steamboat Willie in 1928.
Who would have thought that we would be celebrating a legend? All over the world, Mickey Mouse is a recognizable figure. He has entertained people the world over. To add onto his resume he is the cutest mouse ever!!
We will be celebrating Mickey Mouse worldwide and special programming will be done in his honour on both DStv and GOtv channels. This will be done on his birthday on November 18th.
Expect to find programming in the following channels- Disney Channel 303 on DStv, Disney XD on DStv channel 304 and Disney Junior on DStv and Gotv, channels 309 and 60 respectively.
Mickey Mouse has starred in more than one hundred cartoons and he can currently be seen on Disney Channel, in the Mickey Mouse cartoon series and on Disney Junior in Mickey Mouse Roadster Racers.
Mickey Mouse is truly a legend, one who cannot be reckoned with. He is a force. All generations have been able to watch him and have fun. Now we have a chance to celebrate him. In Africa, fans are encouraged to share their Mickey Mouse moments on social media. The hashtag to be used is #Mickey90Africa.
Let’s here those wonderful moments that Mickey made your childhood memorable…
Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse. May you keep living long to entertain generation after generation. We love you!!