The first French satellite was called Asterix. It was launched on 11/26/65.
Smurfette was originally created from clay by Gargamel.
John B. Root, currently known as a pornographer, used to be a children’s book writer.
Peyo invented the word “schtroumpf” (later translated as “smurf” in English) meaning “salt”, as he was asking Franquin to pass it.
Papa Smurf is 542 years old.