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 - Toshiro Mifune
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1920: Actor Toshiro Mifune, best known for his 16-film collaboration with filmmaker Akira Kurosawa, including such movies as "Rashomon" (pictured), "Seven Samurai" and "Yojimbo," is born in Tsingtao, China. He died of multiple organ failure at age 77 on Dec. 24, 1997.

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