On this day: April 8

Published On: Apr 04 2013 04:16:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 08 2016 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 - Twin Peaks
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1990: The drama "Twin Peaks" premieres on television. The show, created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, followed an investigation headed by FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) into the murder of homecoming queen Laura Palmer. It would run for seven more episodes in its first season and another 22 in its second, and final, season, becoming one of the top-rated shows of 1990 and developing a cult fan base.

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