Friday, February 03, 2006

United In Death - February 3

Today's Friday Mashup pairs the founder of the modern printed word with one of the founders of Rock 'n Roll, both of whom died on a February 3rd.

1468 Johann Gensfleisch Gutenberg - printed the first book in Europe
1959 Buddy Hardin Holley - Died in a plane crash with The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens

Gutenberg is credited with the invention of movable type printing. It was a long way from there to here, or here.

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