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Steve Jobs, Snoopy, John Lennon to grace US stamps

Published on Feb 22, 2014 1:51 AM

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Steve Jobs, Snoopy, John Lennon and gay rights icon Harvey Milk will likely soon share a distinct American honor: their own US postage stamps.

Well, Snoopy will probably have to share the spotlight with Charlie Brown and the rest of the cast of the popular Peanuts comic, according to a secret planning document obtained by the Washington Post.

But it's the British Beatles icon John Lennon who will cause the real stir among stamp collectors: US postage stamps are only supposed to feature Americans. Which is perhaps the reason why a date has not yet been set for the stamp's release.

The pop culture heavy list is aimed at helping the financially strapped postal service attract a new generation of collectors, the Post said.

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