On this day: April 23

POSTED: 10:13 AM PDT Apr 22, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 22, 2016 

Shakespeare dies, the first public school in the U.S. opens, Wrigley Field opens, The Rolling Stones release "Sticky Fingers," Coca-Cola releases New Coke, and the first YouTube video is uploaded, all on this day.

OTD April 23 - Shane
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1953: The movie western "Shane," starring Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur and Van Heflin, premieres at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The film earned six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director for George Stevens and Best Supporting Actor for both Brandon deWilde and Jack Palance, but won only for its cinematography.


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