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Murder Will Out: Belated Birthday Wishes

Sherlock HolmesAccording to literary legend, January 6 would have been “consulting detective” Sherlock Holmes’ 157th birthday and week-long/weekend celebrations are being held around the world. Holmes' creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 4 books and 56 short stories featuring the detective and his assistant, Dr. John Watson. According to the Guinness Book of World records, 75 actors have portrayed Sherlock Holmes in over 211 films. When the copyright expired in 1930, the books went into public domain and have spawned hundreds of new stories featuring Sherlock Holmes. (Image Source: comicvine.com/Google Images)