Steamboat Willie premiered 85 years ago today! Our lives would be very different without this cartoon. It was the first time we were introduced to Mickey Mouse, and the first time Mickey met Minnie! Just think about it—without this occurrence, we might not have Mickey Ear hats, Mickey Ice Cream Bars, Mickey antenna toppers, Mickey waffles or Mickey’s Christmas Carol. Just a little food for thought.
In honor of this wonderful anniversary, you can watch the full cartoon here: