Rome burns, a famous gunslinger kills for the first time, Marilyn Monroe passes a big test, and The King's first single is released, all on this day.
2009: Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Frank McCourt, best known as the author of the memoir "Angela's Ashes," dies from melanoma at age 78 in New York City.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
It was 25 years ago that Sinéad O'Connor's "Nothing Compares 2 U" started a four-week run at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. In honor of the April 21, 1990, anniversary, check out who else produced the top pop hits of 1990.