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April 22nd In Pop Culture History

1056 - First seen July 2, 1054, the supernova in the Crab nebula was last seen by the naked eye.

1519 - Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés established a settlement at Veracruz, Mexico.

1864 - The U.S. Congress passed the Coinage Act of 1864 that mandated that the inscription 'In God We Trust' would be placed on all coins minted as United States currency.

1876 - The first ever National League baseball game was played in Philadelphia. Philadelphia Athletics and the Boston Red Stockings. Boston won the game 6-5.

1912 - Pravda, the "voice" of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, began publication in Saint Petersburg.

1964 - The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair opened for its first season.

1970 - Earth Day was started by John McConnell, Denis Hayes, Fred Kent, Pete Grannis, and Kristin and William Hubbard and Ira Einhorn.

1978 - The Blues Brothers (John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd) made their first appearance on Saturday Night Live.

1989 - #1 Hit April 22, 1989 - May 12, 1989: Madonna - Like a Prayer

1993 - The Mosaic web browser is released.

1998 - Disney's Animal Kingdom opened at Walt Disney World in Florida.

2000 - US Federal Agents seized six-year-old Elián González from his relatives' home in Miami, and sent him back to Cuba.

April 22nd Celebrity Birthdays


Actress, Louise Hens (1856)
Actress, Ada Rehan (1860, d.1916)
Actress, Kitty Gordon (1878)
Actress, Belle Bennett (1891)
Actor, Martyn Green (1899)
Actor, Eddie Albert (1906, d.2005)
Actor, Ralph Byrd (1909)
TV host, Dick Dudley (1915)
Actor, Hal March (1920)
Musician, Charles Mingus (1922, d.1979)
Musician, Lou Stein (1922)
Model, Bettie Page (1923, d.2008)
Actor, Hugh Lloyd (1923)
TV producer, Aaron Spelling (1923, d.2006)
Actor, George Cole (1925)
Musician, Bob Flannigan (1926)
Actress, Charlotte Rae (1926)
Musician, Laurel Aitken (1927, d.2005)
Actor, Siem Vroom (1931)
Musician, Paul Chambers (1935, d.1969)
Actor, Glen Campbell (1936)
Actor, Jack Nicholson (1937)
Actor, Jason Miller (1939)
Musician, Mel Carter (1943)
Director, John Waters (1946)
Actress, Nicole Garcia (1946)
Actress, Carole Drinkwater (1948)
Musician, Peter Frampton (1950)
Musician, Paul Carrack (1951)
Model, Marilyn Chambers (1952)
Actor, Steve Bond (1953)
Actor, Joesph Bottoms (1954)
Producer, Arthur Baker (1955)
Actress, Catherine Mary Stewart (1956)
Actor, Alan Campbell (1957)
Actor, Ken Olandt (1958)
Actor, Ryan Stiles (1959)
Comedian, Byron Allen (1961)
Actor, Chris Makepeace (1964)
Actress, Lauri Hendler (1965)
Actress, Mariana Levy (1966, d.2005)
Actor, Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966)
Actress, Sheryl Lee (1967)
Actress, Sherri Shepherd (1967)
Musician, Craig Logan (1969)
Actress, Regine Velasquez (1970)
Actor, Ingo Rademacher (1971)
Actor, Eric Mabius (1971)
Actress, Anna Falchi (1972)
Model, Georgia Goettmann (1974)
Musician, Shavo Odadjian (1974)
Musician, Aaron Fink (1977)
Musician, Jason Stollsteimer (1978)
Musician, Daniel Johns (1979)
Actor, Aaron Michael Metchik (1980)
Actor, Francis Capra (1983)
Actress, Michelle Ryan (1984)
Musician, Amelle Berrabah (1984)
Actress, Amber Heard (1986)
Football player, Marshawn Lynch (1986)

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