Mickey Mouse turns 84 years old

November 18, 2012 8:25:40 PM PST
Birthday greetings are in order for Mickey Mouse as the animation icon turned 84 years old Sunday.

Born to Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks in 1928, the cartoon mouse sprang onto the scene in the animated short Steamboat Willie.

Mickey spoke his first actual words in 1929's The Karnival Kid, where he hawked, "Hot dogs! Hot dogs!"

Disney, Mickey's creator, is the parent company of ABC 7.