On this day: April 5

POSTED: 04:37 PM PDT Apr 02, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 04, 2013 

George Washington issues the first presidential veto, the greatest hits album is born, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar captures the NBA's career scoring title, and Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain kills himself, all on this day.

OTD April 5 - Albert Broccoli
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1909: Movie producer Albert R. Broccoli, best known as the producer of the James Bond films, is born in Queens, N.Y. Broccoli, who was known by his nickname "Cubby," also produced the non-James Bond movies "Fire Down Below," "Call Me Bwana" and "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang." He's seen here (center) in a still from the 2012 documentary "Everything or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007." He died of heart failure at age 87 on June 27, 1996.


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