On this day: April 5

Published On: Apr 02 2013 06:37:40 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 05 2016 11:00:00 PM CDT

George Washington issues the first presidential veto, the greatest hits album is born, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar captures the NBA's career scoring title, and Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain kills himself, all on this day.

OTD April 5 - Mary Poppins
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1965: "Chim Chim Cher-ee," composed by The Sherman Brothers for the Disney musical "Mary Poppins," wins the Academy Award for Best Original Song. The movie's star, Julie Andrews, also won for Best Actress and the movie picked up three more Oscars, for its score, film editing and visual effects, in a ceremony that was otherwise dominated by "My Fair Lady's" eight wins, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor.

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