Posts Tagged “Bugs Bunny”

Before He Was Bugs Bunny

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Bugs Bunny

FACT OF THE DAY: Bugs Bunny is the beloved rabbit from Warner Bros. Looney Tunes. He first came to life back in 1938. However, did you know that Bugs Bunny wasn’t his original name? It’s true. When he first debuted, Bugs was known as Happy Rabbit.

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The Bugs Bunny Stamp

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Bugs Bunny Stamp

Looney Tunes’ Bugs Bunny was the first cartoon character to be featured on a US postage stamp. The stamp was released on May 22, 1997. It still ranks on the top 10 list of most popular collectable stamps.

There were many people who believed that Mickey Mouse should have been the first character to be selected. And in a way, he was.  While Bugs was the first to be featured on a US stamp, in 1970 Mickey was selected to appear on a stamp in the European country of San Marino.

 

 

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