16. Winning the awards

In 1932, Walt Disney was given an Academy award for creating Mickey Mouse.

17. Ever changing personality

Mickey Mouse has changed over the years

Mickey Mouse has changed over the years ( Image: Getty)

Mickey was originally an anti-hero who was re-imagined as an everyman, a flawed but daring hero. In 2009, he was re-branded yet again, emphasizing his mischievous and daring personality traits.