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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 - Bye Bye Birdie
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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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