On this day: April 4

Published On: Apr 02 2013 05:57:21 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 04 2016 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 - Hugo Weaving
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1960: Actor Hugo Weaving, best known for his roles in "The Matrix" and "The Lord of the Rings" film trilogies, is born in Ibadan, Nigeria Protectorate. He's also appeared in movies such as "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert," "V for Vendetta" and "Captain America: The First Avenger."

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