February 13, 2000: Peanuts Comic Strip Officially Retired
2000 – It was a very sad day for Peanuts comics fans as the Sunday comic strip ended its run after almost 50 years (January 6, 1952). This officially marked the end of run for Charles M. Schultz’ creation.
The daily strip ran from October 2, 1950 to January 3, 2000 and the Sunday comic because of its popularity. Various TV shows and holiday specials were also a part of the media set out, but it was the comic strip that brought laughter to houses for half a decade.
The day before this last strip, Schultz passed away at the age of 77 but his legacy lives on as the Peanuts Movie will be released on November 6, 2015.
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