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COMIC STRIP DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1937

Prince Valiant (in the Days of King Arthur) is a long-running comic strip created
by Hal Foster. It is an epic adventure that has told a continuous story during its
entire run, and the full stretch of that story now totals more than 4000 Sunday
strips
. Currently, the strip appears weekly in more than 300 US newspapers,
according to its distributor, King Features Syndicate.

 


Harold (Hal) Rudolf Foster
(August 16, 1892 – July 25, 1982)

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

todayinhistory

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Waylon Arnold Jennings (June 15, 1937 – February 13, 2002)

 


From left: Waylon Jennings and Buddy Holly


Buddy Holly
arranged Jennings’s first recording
session, of "Jole Blon" and "When Sin Stops
(Love Begins)". Holly also hired Jennings to
play electric bass for him during his "Winter
Dance Party Tour" in 1959.

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1965


The  single "Count Me In" reached #2 on the Billboard
Hot 100.



Gary Lewis (born Gary Harold Lee Levitch) will be 70 in July.

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