On this day: April 8

Published On: Apr 04 2013 04:16:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 08 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Venus de Milo is uncovered, Pablo Picasso dies, Hank Aaron belts a milestone home run, "The Godfather Part II" makes Oscar history, and Somali pirates briefly seize an American vessel, all on this day.

OTD April 8 - Biz Markie
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1964: Rapper Biz Markie, best known for his 1989 Top 10 single "Just a Friend," is born Marcel Theo Hall in Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

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