May 3

May 3 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Christina Hendricks (1975), James Brown (1933) and Yves Simon (1944). Several movies were released around May 3 over the years, such as My Night at Maud's in 1969 directed by Éric Rohmer and The Scarlet Empress in 1934 directed by Josef von Sternberg.
But much more happened on May 3 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 3 over the years?

My Night at Maud's

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Françoise Fabian, Marie-Christine Barrault, Antoine Vitez

Country: United States of America

The Scarlet Empress

Release year: 1934

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, John Lodge, Sam Jaffe, Louise Dresser

Country: United States of America

Only Angels Have Wings

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthelmess

Country: United States of America

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Release year: 1984

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Country: United States of America

The Crow

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott, Rochelle Davis, Ernie Hudson

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 3?


  • Saint Apostle James the Lesser
  • Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
  • Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
  • Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
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  • 2019 Sinclair Broadcast Group buys Fox Sports Networks (FSN) from The Walt Disney Company for $10.6 billion. Disney was ordered by the U.S. Justice Department to sell FSN as part of its purchase of 21st Century Fox last year due antitrust concerns over its ownership of ESPN Inc. (The New York Times)
  • 2018 A Palestinian man was arrested by Israel Defence Forces (IDF) while attempting to damage the security fence around the northern Gaza Strip. He was shot and injured during the arrest, and is now receiving medical treatment at Soroka Medical Center. (The Times of Israel)
  • 2017 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A suicide bombing attack on a NATO convoy in Kabul kills eight civilians and wounds at least 28 people. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: A rocket attack hits a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo, killing three civilians. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack was part of a bigger shelling that killed 19 more people. (Al Jazeera)
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Which were the most popular books released around May 3 over the years?

Times To Remember

Year: 1974

By: Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children


Year: 1996

By: John Darnton

When a paleoanthropologist mysteriously disappears in the remote upper regions of the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan, two of his former students, once lovers and now competitors, set off in search of

In Harm'S Way

Year: 2001

By: Doug Stanton

Now available for the first time in trade paperback, the bestselling account of America's worst naval disaster--and of the heroism of the men who, against all odds, survivedOn July 30, 1945,

Breaking Dawn

Year: 2009

By: Stephenie Meyer

When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how …

Madame Sarah

Year: 1967

By: Cornelia Otis Skinner

1966 - 2nd Edition - Houghton Mifflin - Hard Cover - Madame Sarah : Sarah Bernhardt - By Cornelia Otis Skinner - 24 pages of photos - Clean copy - Good-Vg

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