On this day: April 4

Published On: Apr 02 2013 05:57:21 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 04 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

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.

OTD April 4 - Anthony Perkins
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1932: Actor Anthony Perkins, best known for playing Norman Bates in "Psycho," is born in New York City. He received the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor and an Academy Award nomination for his second film, 1956's "Friendly Persuasion," reprised the role of Bates in three sequels to "Psycho," and also appeared in movies such as "Fear Strikes Out," "Goodbye Again" and "The Black Hole." He died at age 60 on Sept. 12, 1992, from AIDS-related pneumonia.

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