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Notable Historical Events for May 3rd

1982President Reagan begins 5 minute weekly radio broadcasts

2002"Spider-Man", starring Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Willem Dafoe as Norman Osborn/The Green Goblin, premieres

1991Cam Neely is injured on a cheap shot by Ulf Samuelsson, an injury that would limit him to only 162 games for the remainder of his NHL career and force him to retire at 31

1621Francis Bacon accused of bribery

1915John McCrae writes the poem "In Flanders Fields"

1960The Anne Frank House opens in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

199429th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks wins

1937Margaret Mitchell wins Pulitzer Prize for "Gone With the Wind"

1936NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio makes his major-league debut, gets 3 hits

1992NY Met Eddie Murray is 24th to hit 400 HRS

May 3rd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 3rd

1964Ron Hextall, Brandon Manitoba, NHL goalie (Phila Flyers, NY Islanders)

1469Niccolo Machiavelli, Florence, Italy, politician/writer (Prince), d. 1527)

1906Mary Astor, Quincy Illinois, actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky)

1933James Brown, Barnwell, South Carolina, American soul singer (Hot Pants, Living in America) and originator of funk music (d. 2006)

1921Sugar Ray Robinson, [Walter Smith], Ailey, Georgia, middle/welterweight boxer (1946-52, 55, 58), (d. 1989)

1903Bing Crosby, Tacoma Wash, actor and singer (White Christmas, Going My Way)

May 3rd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on May 3rd

2003"Friends" actor Matt LeBlanc (35) weds former model Melissa McKnight (38) at a private estate overlooking Anini Beach in Kilauea, Hawaii

1992Beverly Hills 90210 Gabrielle Carteris marries Charles Isaacs

1997Actor Dwayne Johnson (25) weds producer Dany Garcia (28)

1884Mechanical engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor (28) weds Louise M. Spooner

May 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on May 3rd

1992George Murphy, (Sen-R-Ca, 1965-71)/actor, dies of leukemia at 89

1940Henry Ossian Flipper, American soldier, former slave and first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, dies at 84

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