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Mickey Mouse turns 80 years old

November 18, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Hollywood's grand old mouse turns 80 years old.For decades he has been a sort of international spokesperson or spokesmouse for Disney, the parent company of ABC7.

He got his start on this date back in 1928, in the short "Steamboat Willie" and the rest, as they say, is history.

It's a low-key birthday for Mickey: Disney has no official celebrations planned.

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