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 - Man in the Dark
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1953: The first 3D motion picture produced and released by a major company, "Man in the Dark," opens at the Globe Theater in New York City. The next 3D feature movie, "The House of Wax," was the first from a major company in color and opened only two days later, at New York City's Paramount Theater.

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