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 - Spike Jones
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1965: Bandleader and musician Spike Jones, known for specializing in performing satirical arrangements of popular songs, dies of emphysema at the age of 53 in Beverly Hills, California.

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