On this day: October 23

POSTED: 11:20 AM PDT Oct 22, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 22, 2014 

The Smurfs are born, the U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut are hit by a truck bomb, Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination is rejected, and the iPod is introduced, all on this day.

OTD October 23 - Smurfs
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Spirou

1958: The Smurfs, a fictional race of blue dwarves, later popularized in the Hanna-Barbera animated cartoon series, appear for the first time in the story "La flute à six schtroumpfs" ("The Flute with Six Holes") by Belgian cartoonist Peyo (pen name of Pierre Culliford) serialized in the weekly comics magazine Spirou.

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