Mickey Mouse was given birth by Walt Disney in 1928. Over the years, this iconic cartoon character has evolved many times. In the following infographic, Shirts.com explores Mickey’s roots in Oswald the Lucky Rabbit to the Mickey Mouse Club television series to video game appearances in Kingdom Hearts and Epic Mickey.
We all knew it was only a matter of time – that is until a “Frozen” attraction was going to come to a Disney theme park. And why not? A film that has brought in over $1.2 billion to date should have its own attraction, right?
The list of Disney Honorees to be celebrated during this year’s D23 Expo is impressive to say the least and includes Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Jobs, and Dick Clark to name a few. I’m glad to see that Disney Imagineer Tony Baxter also made the list. These and many others will be honored at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, in the D23 Expo Arena at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Disney has come a long way from its “it all started with a mouse” origins. What started as a cartoon studio in 1923 by the two brothers, Walt and Roy Disney, is today the largest media company worldwide by both revenue and familiarity. Unless you are living in a cave, Disney has the attention and dollars from the day that most folks are born until the day they die.
While Disney Parks across the world are known as the “magical kingdom,” it takes a bit more than magic to keep them running smooth. Hundreds of thousands of people can pour into a Disney Park over the course of a single month, and if left alone the parks could and probably would fall apart quite rapidly. It is the maintenance workers that keep it together.