Trivia Question for February 13, 2014 – Peanuts

Peanuts GangOn this date in history… On February 13, 2000, the last original “Peanuts” comic strip appeared in newspapers one day after its creator Charles Schulz died.

QUESTION:

Not counting repeats which are still running in newspapers today, in total, how many original daily and Sunday “Peanuts” comic strips were created?

ANSWER:

17,897

EXPLANATION:

“Peanuts” is a syndicated daily and Sunday American comic strip written and illustrated by Charles M. Schulz, which ran from October 2, 1950, to February 13, 2000, and continuing in reruns afterward. At its peak, Peanuts ran in over 2,600 newspapers, with a readership of 355 million in 75 countries, and was translated into 21 languages with 17,897 strips published in all.

NET CHECK-IN’S:

Today we had a total of 29 people check into the Net and of those, no one had the correct answer to the Trivia Question.  But, the “winner” tonight is the one who came closest to the correct answer without going over. Congratulations to:

  • John- KD6JEV – who said 17,008

A big thanks to everyone who supported us by checking in to the Net tonight.

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