Minnie Mouse’s Birthday

Happy Birthday, Minnie Mouse!

Betcha didn’t know that Minnie Mouse appeared in other pictures before hitting it big with Mickey in Steamboat Willie!  It All Started in 1928  In 1928, Walt Disney created a human-like mouse character named Minerva Mouse and nicknamed her “Minnie.”  The nickname “stuck,” and that’s the name she has made famous.  Just as he had …

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Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse!

Did you know that Mickey Mouse was not Walt Disney’s first successful cartoon personality?  And did you know that Steamboat Willie was not Mickey’s public debut performance?  Read on, my friend.  Oswald? Who is Oswald? In January 1927, executives at Winkler Pictures told Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks that Universal Pictures was desiring to get …

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November – Pet Awareness Days

These are the Pet Awareness Days for November, 2021 Observed All Month National Pet Cancer Awareness Month National Senior Pet Month National Adoption Month Pet Diabetes Month Adopt A Senior Pet Month National Pet Awareness Month Observed All Week November 8-14:   National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week November 28 – December 6: Hanukkah Daily …

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