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This Day in Pop Culture for January 7

1950: ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ is a Hit…Twice Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer started as a giveaway storybook written in 1939 for Montgomery Ward department stores. Robert L. May from the company’s marketing department came up with the story. More than two million copies of the book went out to customers, but most of the world was still unaware of this reindeer

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