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Apr 21
Chocolate-Covered Cashew Truffle Day Chocolate-Covered Cashew Truffle Day How to Make Chocolate Truffles with Cognac: Recipe

1930
Release: All Quiet on the Western Front is releasedAll Quiet on the Western Front is released (1930)Top 10 Movies of the 1930s

1934
The Loch Ness Monster photo is published in the Daily MailThe Surgeon's photograph, the most famous photo allegedly of the Loch Ness Monster, is published in the Daily Mail [in 1999, it is revealed to be a hoax] (1934)Top 10 Mythical Creatures
Top 10 Unexplained Phenomena: Mysteries

1947
Birthday of Iggy PopBirthday of Iggy Pop (1947)Top 10 Musicians Who Surprisingly Didn't Die From Drugs
Top 10 Punk Bands

1951
Birthday of Tony Danza Birthday of Tony Danza (1951)Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1980s

1951
The Rochester Royals (now Sacramento Kings) win the NBA championshipThe Rochester Royals (now Sacramento Kings) win the NBA championship. They have not been to the Finals since (1951)Top 10 Losing Streaks in Sports

1959
Birthday of Robert Smith of The CureBirthday of Robert Smith of The Cure (1959)Top 10 Alternative Bands of All Time (REDUX)
Top 10 Alternative Bands of the 1980s

1959
Birthday of the Misfits' Jerry OnlyMisfits bassist Jerry Only is bornTop 10 Punk Bands

1963
Birthday of John Cameron MitchellBirthday of John Cameron Mitchell (1963)Top 10 Rock 'n' Roll Movies

1979
Birthday of James McAvoyBirthday of James McAvoy (1979)Top 10 X-Men Mutants from Movies

1980
Boston Marathon Cheater Rosie Ruiz participates in the Boston MarathonBoston Marathon Cheater Rosie Ruiz participates in the Boston Marathon (1980).Top 10 Unsportsmanlike Moments in Sports

1989
Release: Field of DreamsThe film Field of Dreams is released (1989)Top 10 Inspirational Sports Movies

1989
Japan release of the original Gameboy.Japan release of the original Gameboy. This was the incredibly successful portable console created by Nintendo.Top 10 Product Catchphrases from Commercials
Top 10 Gameboy Games

1989
Release: Pet SemataryThe film Pet Sematary is released (1989)Top 10 Evil Children from Movies

1992
Release: Release of Check Your HeadRelease of Check Your Head (1992)Top 10 Beastie Boys Songs

1995
Release: Swimming with SharksThe film Swimming with Sharks is released (1995)Top 10 Kevin Spacey Performances
Top 10 Memorable Movie Insults

1995
Release: The Basketball DiariesThe film The Basketball Diaries is released (1995)Top 10 Best Mark Wahlberg Performances

1995
The TV series Father Ted airs its first episodeThe TV series Father Ted airs its first episode (1995)Top 10 British TV Comedies

1999
Metallica live with the San Francisco Symphony OrchestraMetallica live with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra in California, U.S.A. (1999).Top 10 Greatest Live Musical Performances

2000
Release: U-571The film U-571 is released (2000)Top 10 Submarine Movies

2013
Beginning of National Karaoke WeekBeginning of National Karaoke WeekTop 10 Karaoke Songs

2013
Luis Suarez and the Bite IncidentLuis Suarez and the Bite Incident (2013).Top 10 Unsportsmanlike Moments in Sports
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