On this day: February 4

Published On: Feb 03 2013 03:03:54 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 04 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

George Washington is elected America's first president, the Symbionese Liberation Army kidnaps Patty Hearst, Fleetwood Mac releases "Rumours," and Facebook is launched, all on this day.

OTD February 4 - Ace Ventura
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1994: The comedy "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective," opens in theaters. The movie, which starred then-"In Living Color" star Jim Carrey, was an unexpected hit, grossing $107 million worldwide from a $15 million budget and helping turn Carrey into a bona fide movie star.

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