On this day: April 19

Published On: Apr 17 2013 02:37:03 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 19 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The American Revolutionary War breaks out, the Soviet Union launches the first space station, the Waco siege ends in a deadly blaze, and homegrown terrorists strike Oklahoma City, all on this day.

OTD April 19 - My Big Fat Greek Wedding
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2002: The romantic-comedy "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," written by and starring Nia Vardalos, premieres in theaters. A sleeper hit, the film would go on to gross $241.4 million in North America, despite never reaching No. 1 at the box office during its release.

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