Timeline – 1969 Part 1

Hi and Lois Sunday page color proof, March 30, 1969.

Chip Flagston came of age in the 1960s. He went from making excuses about not finishing his homework to riding his bike to the library to meet his girlfriend. He’s old enough to be curious about the opposite sex but too young to get into serious trouble.

Love is…

Saint Valentine’s Day, the roots of which can be traced back to Saint Valentine of Rome who was martyred around 496 AD, began as a Christian holiday that was celebrated in many countries around the world.  It was removed from the Roman Catholic Calendar in 1969 because the church believed that, “apart from his name, nothing is known of Saint Valentine except that he was buried on the Via Flaminia on February 14.”