On this day: October 23

POSTED: 12:20 PM MDT Oct 22, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MDT Oct 23, 2013 
1983 Beirut Marine barracks bombing

The Smurfs are born, the U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut are hit by a truck bomb, Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination is rejected, and the iPod is introduced, all on this day.