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April 6th In Pop Culture History

648 BC - Earliest solar eclipse recorded by the Ancient Greeks.

1748 - Excavations began at Pompeii, covered by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

1830 - The Mormon Church was founded in Fayette Township, New York, by Joseph Smith.

1852 - Edward Sabine announced that the 11 year sunspot cycle was "absolutely identical" with Earth's geomagnetic cycle.

1895 - Oscar Wilde was arrested, and later found guilty of being a homosexual, and sentenced to two years of hard labor.

1896 - In Athens, the opening of the first modern Olympic Games 1,500 years after being banned by Roman Emperor Theodosius I.

1930 - Hostess Twinkies snack cakes were invented by James 'Jimmy' A. Dewar, at the Continental Baking Company in Chicago

1931 - Little Orphan Annie debuted on the Blue Network of NBC.

1936 (Tornado) Gainesville, Georgia.

1938 - Roy J. Plunkett and Jack Rebok accidentally discovered the chemical compound polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), later marketed as Teflon by DuPont.

1947 - The first Tony Awards were presented for theatrical achievement.

1957 - #1 Ht April 6, 1957 - April 12, 1957: Perry Como - Round And Round

1957 -Trolley cars in ended service in New York City.

1965 - Launch of Early Bird, the first commercial communications satellite to be placed in geosynchronous orbit via NASA by the Space and Communications Group of Hughes Aircraft Company.

1966 - Hundred of children and their teachers reported seeing a UFO over Melbourne, Australia.

1973 - NASA launched Pioneer 11 to Jupiter and Saturn.

1974 - #1 Hit April 6, 1974 - April 12, 1974: Blue Swede - Hooked on a Feeling

1974 - Waterloo won the Eurovision Song Contest for Sweden. ABBA went on to pop music success for much of the 1970s.

1984 - The Gods Must Be Crazy, Moscow on the Hudson, Up The Creek and Hard To Hold were released in theaters.

1990 - Ernest Goes to Jail, The First Power, Cry-Baby and I Love You To Death debuted in theaters

1998 - Travelers and Citicorp merged (the merger was completed on October 8) forming Citibank.

2001 - Along Came a Spider and Pokemon 3: The Movie were released in theaters.

2007 - Grindhouse debuted in theaters.

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Celebrity Birthdays

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Actor, Walter Huston (1884)
Actress, Gertrude Short (1902)
Actor/Director, Wilhelmus H L "Willem" Tollenaar (1912)
Musician, Shakey (1917)
Actress, Karen Verne (1918)
Musician, Paula Kelly (1919)
Cartoonist, Gil Kane (1926, d.2000)
Musician, Gerry Mulligan (1927)
Chemist, James Watson (1928)
Actress, Joi Lansing (1928)
Musician, Andre Previn (1929)
Musician, Arthur S Taylor, Jr. (1929)
Actor, Ivan Dixon (1931)
Actor, Dudley Sutton (1933)
Actor, Billy Dee Williams (1937)
Musician, Merle Haggard (1937)
Magician, Paul Daniels (1938)
Actor, Roy Thinnes (1938)
Actor, Pedro Armendáriz Jr. (1940)
Musician, Zamfir (1941)
Director, Barry Levinson (1942)
Comedian, Phil Austin (1942)
Broadcaster, Roger Cook (1943)
Actress, Susan Tolsky (1943)
Musician, John Stax (1944)
Radio personality, Neal Boortz (1945)
Actor, John Ratzenberger (1947)
Musician, Tony Cooner (1947)
Actress, Patrika Darbo (1948)
Actress, Jane Actman (1949)
Musician, Ralph Cooper (1951)
Actress, Judith McConnell (1952)
Actress, Marilu Henner (1952)
Musician, Udo Dirkshneider (1952)
Actress, Judi Bowker (1954)
Actor, Michael Rooker (1955)
Designer, Dianne Brill (1959)
Musician, Warren Haynes (1960)
Impressionist, Rory Bremner (1961)
Musician, Stan Cullimore (1962)
Musician, Johnny Dee (1964)
Musician, Frank Black (1965)
Model, Kymberly Paige (1966)
Actor, Doug Ellin (1968)
Actress, Ari Meyers (1969)
Actor, Paul Rudd (1969)
Actor, Jason Hervey (1972)
Comedienne, Gina Yashere (1973)
Musician, Dannon Phillip Pampolina (1975)
Actor, Zach Braff (1975)
Actress, Candance H Cameron Bure (1976)
Musician, Myleene Klass (1978)
Musician, Martin Mendez (1978)
Actor, Matthew Thomas Carey (1980)
Chef, Ilan Hall (1982)
Actor, Bret Harrison (1982)
Musician, Michael Guy Chislett (1982)
Actress, Diora Baird (1983)
Actress, Jade Seah (1983)
Musician, Max Bemis (1984)
Musician, Garrett Zablocki (1985)
Model, Hilary Rhoda (1987)
Model, Heidi Mount (1987)
Actor, Mike Bailey (1988)
Actress, Peyton R. List (1998)
Actor, Kwesi Boakye (1999)
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