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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 …

This Day in Pop Culture for May 4

Star Wars Day is held on May 4.

May the Fourth Be With You

Sci-fi fans are well aware that May 4 is considered a non-official holiday for Star Wars. Star Wars Day is always held on May the 4th (which sounds a lot like the phrase, “May the force…”) and its first sanctioned event took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the Toronto Underground Cinema. Original events included trivia contests, costume contests, tribute films and more. Disney Parks jumped on the bandwagon in 2013. The parks that feature the attraction, Star Tours, hold special events throughout the day and/or weekend.


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