On this day: June 24

Published: Jun 21 2013 11:57:25 AM EDT   Updated On: Jun 24 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

A 19-year-old Pablo Picasso opens his first major exhibition, Mark Pickford becomes the first million-dollar actress, the Soviets begin their blockade of Berlin, Lynyrd Skynyrd releases "Sweet Home Alabama," and Mark Sanford comes clean, all on this day.

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2010: Apple releases the iPhone 4. The new device featured video chat, could shoot and edit high-definition video and had a crisper screen resolution than the 3GS.

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