Photograph of a Mickey Mouse telephone with black text on a white background
The image on the button is of the character, Mickey Mouse. Mickey Mouse first appeared the animated short film, Steamboat Willie, on November 18, 1928. This date is now considered the characters birthday. Mickey Mouse would later continue to appear in over 130 films. Mickey Mouse quickly became an icon. Because of this, Walt Disney created Mickey Mouse comic strips, along with The Mickey Mouse Club, an American variety TV show. He has become one of the world's most famous characters, and the official mascot of The Walt Disney Company.