On this day: May 1

POSTED: 03:16 PM PDT Apr 30, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 30, 2016 

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- Jack Paar
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1918: Comedian and talk show host Jack Paar, best known for his stint as host of "The Tonight Show" from 1957 to 1962, is born in Canton, Ohio. He died at age 85 on Jan. 27, 2004.


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