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April Fools' DayApril 1st is the day we celebrate April Fool's day Best April Fools' Day Jokes and Pranks of All-Time

1920
Birthday of Toshiro MifuneBirthday of Toshiro Mifune (1920)Top 10 Director-Actor Partnerships

1940
Debut of Lex Luthor in Action Comics #23.Debut of Lex Luthor in Action Comics #23. This is the comic that introduced comic fans to this iconic super villain and arch enemy of Superman.Top 10 Greatest DC Supervillains

1961
Birthday of Susan Boyle'Britain's Got Talent' contestant Susan Boyle is bornTop 10 Reality Talent Show Acts

1963
Comic book debut of The Tinkerer.Comic book debut of The Tinkerer. This Spider-man foe first debuted in The Amazing Spider-Man #2.Supervillain Origins: The Tinkerer

1964
Debut of the Marvel Comics character Black WidowDebut of the Marvel Comics character Black Widow (1964)Top 10 Marvel Superheroines

1966
The TV series The Flintstones airs its last episodeThe TV series The Flintstones airs its last episode (1966)Top 10 Cartoon Dads from TV
Top 10 Shows That Jumped the Shark
Top 10 Cartoon Moms from TV
Top 10 TV Theme Songs (with Words)
Top 10 Purposely Annoying Beloved Cartoon Characters

1967
Birthday of Machine Head's Phil DemmelBirthday of Phil Demmel [Machine Head] (1967)Interview with Machine Head's Phil Demmel About Unto the Locust
Machine Head's Phil Demmel Talks

1971
Birthday of Method ManBirthday of Method Man of Wu-Tang Clan [Clifford Smith] (1971)Wu-Tang Clan: History of the Hip Hop Group
Top 10 Rap Groups and Crews

1973
Birthday of Rachel MaddowBirthday of Rachel Maddow (1973)Top 10 Angry U.S. Liberals

1974
Release: The Residents' debut, Meet the Residents, is releasedThe Residents' debut album, 'Meet the Residents,' is releasedTop 10 Masked Musicians

1976
Apple Inc is foundedApple Inc. is formed by Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniak (1976)Apple History: the Home Computer to the iPod, iPhone and iPad
Top 10 Iconic American Businesses
Top 10 Defining Moments of 1970s America

1978
Finale of the sitcom 'The Bob Newhart Show'Finale of the sitcom 'The Bob Newhart Show' (1972)Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1970s

1979
Iran is made an Islamic RepublicIran is officially made an Islamic RepublicIran History: 20th Century and Beyond

1984
Death of Marvin GayeDeath of Marvin Gaye (1984)Marvin Gaye Biography: Life and Career of the Soul Singer
Top 10 Classic Duets
Top 10 Lovemaking Songs
Top 10 Male Vocalists

1985
The TV series Are You Being Served? airs its last episodeThe TV series Are You Being Served? airs its last episode (1985)Top 10 British TV Comedies

1985
Villanova Wildcats beat Georgetown Hoyas basketball gameVillanova Wildcats vs. Georgetown Hoyas basketball game (1985)Top 10 Sports Upsets

1987
Comic book debut of the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse.Comic book debut of the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse. This super-villain team arrived in X-Factor #15.Supervillain Origins: The Four Horsemen of Apocalypse

1987
U.S. President Ronald Reagan declared AIDS public health enemy No. 1 U.S. President Ronald Reagan declared AIDS public health enemy No. 1 (1987)AIDS: 30 Years of a Deadly Disease

1992
Start of the Bosnian war Start of the Bosnian war (1992)Bosnian War - Genocide: History, Key Dates

1997
The TV series Pokemon debutsThe TV series Pokemon airs its first episode (1997)Top 10 First Generation Pokemon
Top 10 Anime Series
Top 10 Cartoon Show Theme Songs

2005
Release: Sin CityThe film Sin City is released (2005)Top 10 Neo-Noir Films

2007
Release: Debut of The TudorsDebut of The Tudors (2007)Top 10 Princesses and Queens from TV

2007
The TV series The Tudors airs its first episodeThe TV series The Tudors airs its first episode (2007)Top 10 Showtime Shows of All Time
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