The Supreme Court decides Roe v. Wade, the Boeing 747 flies for the first time, Apple introduces its Macintosh computer in a Super Bowl ad, and the Unabomber pleads guilty, all on this day.
1940: Actor John Hurt, best known for roles in movies such as "The Elephant Man," "Alien," "Midnight Express," "Hellboy" and "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," is born in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England.
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