A Kansas town elects the first woman mayor in the U.S., The Beatles make history in dominating the charts, a civil rights leader is gunned down, and the World Trade Center is dedicated, all on this day.
1963: The movie musical "Bye Bye Birdie," starring Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh and Ann-Margret, premieres in New York City. The film, an adaptation of the stage musical, is credited with making Ann-Margret a superstar in the mid-1960s.
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