When Linus Met Sally and Other Famous Fictional Couples

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 …

Jason Ritter, aka World-Saving Kevin, Wins Guinness Record for Most Hugs

Jason Ritter in the middle of his hugging spree on The View
Jason Ritter in the middle of his hugging spree on The View. (ABC)


Jason RitterIn publicity stunt for the new ABC show, Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, star Jason Ritter achieved the Guinness World Record title for most hugs given in one minute by an individual while on set of The View. Ritter, donning his headband and supported by The View co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sara Haines, Sunny Hostin and Meghan McCain, achieved a new record of 86 hugs given by an individual in a minute, besting the previous record of 79 hugs set in March 2016.

ABC says they are not done hugging just yet and have declared that Tuesday, October 10 to be National Hug-a-Kevin Day. “On this occasion, people are encouraged to hug a ‘Kevin’ in their lives,” says the network. “If you are unable to physically hug your Kevin, please visit facebook.com/KevinProbably/ to share the love with our ‘Kevin.’ Please hug responsibly.”


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