On this day: October 23

POSTED: 11:20 AM PDT Oct 22, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 22, 2013 

The Smurfs are born, the U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut are hit by a truck bomb, Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination is rejected, and the iPod is introduced, all on this day.

OTD October 23 - Maybelle Carter
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Columbia Records

1978: Musician Maybelle Carter, best known as a member of The Carter Family musical act and the mother of June Carter Cash, dies of respiratory complications and Parkinson's disease at age 69 in Nashville.

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