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.
1939: Actress Ali MacGraw, best known for the movies "Goodbye, Columbus," "Love Story" (pictured here with Ryan O'Neal) and "The Getaway," is born Elizabeth Alice MacGraw in Pound Ridge, New York. MacGraw, who earned an Academy Award nomination and the second Golden Globe of her career for "Love Story," married Steve McQueen after appearing with him in "The Getaway."
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