Disney's cartoon character Mickey Mouse turns 84

LOS ANGELES

Disney's iconic spokesmouse celebrated his 84th birthday Sunday.

The cartoon character sprang onto the scene in 1928 in the animated short "Steamboat Willie" and has resonated in every child's heart since.

"Steamboat Willie" was the first Disney cartoon with synchronized sound.

Walt Disney created the mouse that became the symbol we know today.

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