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 - Jimmy Cliff
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1948: Reggae musician, singer and actor Jimmy Cliff, best known for songs such as "Wonderful World, Beautiful People," "The Harder They Come," "Sitting in Limbo," "You Can Get It If You Really Want" and "Many Rivers to Cross," is born James Chambers in Somerton District, St. James, Jamaica.

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