On this day: May 1

Published On: Apr 30 2013 05:16:34 PM CDT   Updated On: May 01 2014 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 - Judy Collins
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1939: Singer-songwriter Judy Collins, best known for hit covers of songs such as "Amazing Grace," "Send in the Clowns" and "Both Sides, Now," is born in Seattle, Wash.

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