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 - The Eagles
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1972: The Eagles release their first single, "Take It Easy." The song would peak at No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 in late July and spend a total of 11 weeks on the chart that summer.

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