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On this day: April 5

Published On: Apr 02 2013 06:37:40 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 05 2013 01:00:00 AM 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 - Paula Cole
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1968: Singer-songwriter Paula Cole, best known for the 1997 song "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?" and "I Don't Want to Wait," is born in in Rockport, Mass.

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