On this day: April 1

POSTED: 09:55 AM PDT Mar 28, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 31, 2015 

The ruins of Pompeii are discovered, Apple Computer starts up, Marvin Gaye is shot and killed by his father, and U.S. Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch is rescued from Iraq, all on this day.

OTD April 1 - Hughes brothers
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1972: Filmmaking twins Allen (left) and Albert Hughes, best known for directing movies such as "Menace II Society," "Dead Presidents," "From Hell" and "The Book of Eli," are born in Detroit, Michigan.


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