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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 - All the President's Men
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Warner Bros. Pictures

1976: The political-thriller "All the President's Men," starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman, premieres in Washington, D.C. The movie, based on the 1974 non-fiction book of the same name by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the two journalists investigating the Watergate scandal for The Washington Post, won four Academy Awards, including wins for its screenplay and supporting actor Jason Robards, and was nominated for four more Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.

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