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 …

MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North to Tour in 2018

MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North 2018 concerts.
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MercyMe has had a banner year that will continue well into 2018. The group is closing 2017 on a high note with the wrapping of their successful headlining “Lifer Tour,” three GMA Dove Award wins (including the Artist of the Year title) and their sixth American Music Award (AMA) nomination. Much of the fanfare stems from their most recent No. 1 album Lifer which debuted earlier this year, and includes “Even If” which dominated the Billboard and Mediabase radio charts with a 19-week.

Today it was announced that MercyMe would unite with Tenth Avenue North for the new concert series “MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North Live” Tour at the start of next year. Over 20 markets along the East and Midwest are among the routing which will run February through April. The new concert tour conicides with the movie release, I Can Only Imagine which comes to theaters on March 16, 2018. The movie is a true story based on the life Bart Millard who wrote the mega-hit song after the loss of his father to cancer.

Although all concert dates are subject to change, he is tour schedule as it stands now:

16: West Lafayette, IN; 17: Columbus, OH; 18: Saginaw, MI; 22: Corpus Christi, TX; 23: Sugar Land, TX; 24: Grand Prairie, TX; 25: Cedar Park, TX.

1: Johnson City, TN; 2: Atlanta, GA; 3: Birmingham, AL; 4: Nashville, TN; 8: Lowell, MA; 9: Wilkes-Barre, PA; 10: Philadelphia, PA; 11: Newark, NJ.

5: Omaha, NE; 6: Tulsa, OK; 7: Saint Charles, MO; 8: Grand Rapids, MI; 12: Des Moines, IA; 13: Minneapolis, MN; 14: Duluth, MN; 15: Sioux Falls, SD.

Tickets for “MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North Live” will go on sale Friday, November 10. For more information visit the band’s website.


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