On this day: May 1

Published On: Apr 30 2013 05:16:34 PM CDT   Updated On: May 01 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Empire State Building opens, "Citizen Kane" premieres, Cheerios are introduced, Elvis gets hitched, President Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech, and President Obama announces the death of Osama bin Laden, all on this day.

OTD May 1 - Disney's Hollywod Studios
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1989: Disney-MGM Studios opens as the third theme park at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida. The park, inspired by the heyday of Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s, has since been renamed Disney's Hollywood Studios.

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