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On April the 28th
Apple Computer launched its iTunes online music store/ It sold more than 1 million songs in its first week of operation.
American millionaire, Dennis Tito, became history's first space tourist.
American actress, Mary McDonnell, was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She made her breakthrough in the 1990's hot movie Dances with Wolves, 21 years after she had began her career.
The United States occupation of Japan ended. The occupation had started in September the 8th, 1951.
American comedian, Jay Leno, was born in New Rochelle, New York. He is most known for hosting the famous late night television show, The Tonight Show.
The vaccine for yellow fever was discovered.
Azerbaijan became part of the Soviet Union.
Italian automobile manufacturer, Ferruccio Lamborghini, was born in the village of Renazzo di Cento, Ferrara. He was the founder of the Lamborghini brand of sports cars.
American actor, Lionel Barrymore, was born in Van Nuys, California. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American stage actors of the 19th-20th centuries. He is the great-uncle of actress Drew Barrymore.
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