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When Linus Met Sally and Other Famous Fictional Couples

VALENTINE'S DAY
You have to be pretty hard-hearted to not get a least a little lump in your thought when you think of some of fictional couples. But have you ever stopped to think just how these crazy lovebirds ever got together? The answers may surprise you.

Linus Van Pelt and Sally Brown
According to the comic strip, Charlie Brown’s sister, Sally was born on May 26, 1959 where Charlie marked the occasion by passing out chocolate cigars to his friends. She grew up quickly. She took her first steps on August 22, 1960 and she fell in love with Linus, Lucy’s brother, on the next day. It was love at first sight, at least on her part. Sally has often referred to Linus as her “Sweet Baboo.” Her dedication to her man seems endless. She has missed out on “tricks and treats” by sitting in a pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin and she was incensed that Linus would snub her a Valentine’s gift in favor for his teacher, Miss Othmar. Still, she clings hopelessly in love with the stripe …

New ‘Son of God’ Movie Announced

On the set with Roma Downey and Mark Burnett.

FROM BELIEFNET

For some, it is unthinkable that the producer of such wildly popular TV shows like “The Voice,” “Survivor,” “The Apprentice,” and “Shark Tank” is the same producer who brought us the epic miniseries last spring, “The Bible.” And for some, it may be a surprise to know that that producer, Mark Burnett, is married to “that girl,” Roma Downey from TV’s “Touched by an Angel.” But it’s true and together, the pair is a powerhouse.


“The Bible” miniseries became the number one cable telecast of the year and was nominated for three Emmy® awards, meaning that it wasn’t just a good showing by the audience, but that the TV industry was impressed with it as well. On one hand, this shouldn’t be surprising since Burnett has had much success with many of the TV shows that he has created, but this one was his first miniseries and it aired on the History channel. Although happy with the success, he and Downey are not done yet. 

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