Mario Day History
Mario Day celebrates and honors the success of the famous Nintendo character, Mario. Created by Mr. Shigeru Miyamoto, Mario’s first appearance was in the 1981 arcade game Donkey Kong. The success was immediate, over 60,000 machines were sold at the time. After that, Mario replaced Donkey Kong as the symbol of Nintendo and consequently became the success that it is today.
Mario Day was embraced in 2016 by Nintendo. It is celebrated annually on March 10th, a reference to the character’s name (Mar10 Day).
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