On this day: April 1

Published On: Mar 28 2013 11:55:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - The Bob Newhart Show
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1978: The sitcom "The Bob Newhart Show" airs its series finale, "Happy Trails To You," after six seasons. The sitcom, in which comedian Bob Newhart portrayed a Chicago psychologist having to deal with his patients and fellow office workers, ranked in the top 20 its first three seasons but had started to slip in the ratings by the end of its fifth season.

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