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November 18 in San Antonio history...

1972
Bob Hope visits San Antonio to dedicate a new elementary school in Southwest San Antonio named in his honor. “I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for grammar school—I spent ten of the best years of my life there,” Hope joked before the large audience gathered outside the school at 3022 Reforma Dr.

1983
“A Christmas Story” debuts at the Galaxy and Century South theaters.  “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid.”

1985
“The Far Side” and “Calvin & Hobbes” (right) first appear in the San Antonio Express-News, replacing “Porterfield” and “Pavlov,” respectively.

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