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 - Michael Moore
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1954: Filmmaker Michael Moore, best known for documentaries such as "Fahrenheit 9/11," "Bowling for Columbine," "Sicko" and "Roger & Me," is born in Flint, Michigan. "Fahrenheit 9/11" is the highest-grossing non-concert documentary of all time and winner of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, while "Bowling for Columbine" won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.


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