On this day: April 1

Published On: Mar 28 2013 11:55:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2014 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 - Silly Love Songs
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1976: Wings release the song "Silly Love Songs" in the United States. The song, which was released in the United Kingdom on April 30, would eventually hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.

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