US #4084c was part of a sheet honoring several DC Comics superheroes. Click the image to order.
October 21, 1941

First Appearance of Wonder Woman

On October 21, 1941, Wonder Woman was introduced in All Star Comics #8.

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 US #2990 from the 1995 Jazz Musicians issue. Click the image to order.
October 10, 1917

Birth of Thelonious Monk 

Jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Sphere Monk was born on October 10, 1917, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

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 US #4449 from the Cowboys of the Silver Screen set. Click image to order.
September 29, 1907

Happy Birthday, Gene Autry

“The Singing Cowboy,” Orvon Grover “Gene” Autry was born on September 29, 1907, in Tioga, Texas. 

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 US #3521 – The First Day ceremony for this stamp was held at the New York Philharmonic.
August 25, 1918

Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein

Conductor and composer Leonard (Louis) Bernstein was born on August 25, 1918, in Lawrence, Massachusetts. 

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 US #3226 features special die-cutting on Hitchcock’s famous caricature in the upper-left corner.
August 13, 1899

Birth of Alfred Hitchcock

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born on August 13, 1899, in Leytonstone, Essex, England.

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1999 33¢ Celebrate the Century - 1960s: Man Walks on Moon
July 20, 1969

U.S. Lands First Men On The Moon

On July 20, 1969, the US effectively won the Space Race when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the Eagle lunar module on the Moon’s surface.

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 US #5275 was issued for Rogers’ 90th birthday.
March 20, 1928

Happy Birthday, Mr. Rogers

Fred McFeely Rogers was born on March 20, 1928, in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

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 US #4414d from the Early TV Memories sheet. Click the image to buy.
December 27, 1947

It’s Howdy Doody Time! 

On December 27, 1947, Howdy Doody made his television debut on Puppet Playhouse.  Howdy Doody was one of the first TV programs made for children and produced in color.

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 US #1371 pictures the famed Earthrise photo captured on this mission.  Click picture to buy.
December 21, 1968

Launch of Apollo 8 

On December 21, 1968, Apollo 8 launched from Kennedy Space Center.

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