Tag Archives: May 15
Mickey Mouse: Premiers in His First Cartoon – Plane Crazy
On this day in 1928, Mickey Mouse premiered in his first cartoon – Plane Crazy. The cartoon was produced by The Walt Disney Studio. The cartoon was a silent movie that was not officially picked up by a distributer. The first sound Mickey Mouse cartoon, ‘Steamboat Willie,’ was released later in the year. Plane Crazy was released the following year as a sound cartoon on the 17th March 1929.
USA: The First McDonald’s Restaurant Opens In San Bernardino, California
On this day in 1940 the first McDonald’s Restaurant opened in San Bernardino, California in the United States. This first restaurant was opened by Richard and Maurice McDonald. Ronald McDonald didn’t arrive on the scene until 1967.
Australia’s first McDonald’s restaurant opened in 1971 in Yagoona (Sydney), New South Wales, Australia. There are now almost 800 McDonald’s restaurants around the country.
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