On this day: April 23

Published On: Apr 22 2013 12:13:06 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 23 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Shakespeare dies, the first public school in the U.S. opens, Wrigley Field opens, The Rolling Stones release "Sticky Fingers," Coca-Cola releases New Coke, and the first YouTube video is uploaded, all on this day.

OTD April 23 - Roy Orbison
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1936: Rock singer-songwriter Roy Orbison, whose best-known hits include "Only the Lonely," "Crying" and "Oh, Pretty Woman," is born in Vernon, Texas. He died of a heart attack at age 52 on Dec. 6, 1988.

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