Minnie Mouse Receives Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

Minnie Mouse, Disney's iconic co-star to Mickey Mouse, is finally getting the recognition she deserves with a new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame being awarded to the cartoon character on Monday. 

Jan 22nd, is a special day for Disney and Minnie Mouse, as it is marks the 90th anniversary of 'Steamboat Willie,' the first of the animated character's more than 70 films and shorts.

In 1978, Mickey Mouse was the first cartoon character to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. That star was awarded to him on 'Steamboat Willie's' 50th anniversary. 

Singer Katy Perry will be joined by Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger to speak at the 11:30 am ceremony honoring the animated character.  

Minnie's star will be the 2,627th since the Walk of Fame was first completed in 1961. Other illustrious names being added to the Walk of Fame this year include; "Weird Al" Yankovic, Zoe Saldana, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. 

Photo: Getty Images

 

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