On this day: April 10

Published On: Apr 08 2013 10:21:02 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 10 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The first Arbor Day is celebrated, the Titanic sets sail, "The Great Gatsby" is published, Paul McCartney quits The Beatles, and the U.S. and China engage in "ping-pong diplomacy," all on this day.

OTD April 10 - Ricky Nelson
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1957: Ricky Nelson, 16, performs his recently-recorded version of Fats Domino's "I'm Walkin'," on his family's TV sitcom, "The Adventures Of Ozzie And Harriet." The record would sell 500,000 copies in the next week alone and launch the teen idol's singing career.

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