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On this day: May 1

Published On: Apr 30 2013 05:16:34 PM CDT   Updated On: May 01 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Empire State Building opens, "Citizen Kane" premieres, Cheerios are introduced, Elvis gets hitched, President Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech, and President Obama announces the death of Osama bin Laden, all on this day.

OTD May 1 - Wes Anderson
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1969: Filmmaker Wes Anderson, best known for directing movies such as "Rushmore," "The Royal Tenenbaums" and "Moonrise Kingdom," is born in Houston, Texas. Anderson has earned Oscar nominations for Best Original Screenplay for "The Royal Tenenbaums" and Best Animated Feature for "Fantastic Mr. Fox."

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