May 3 Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 3. From 1900 until now. 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 City on Fire in 2023 directed by Alvin Rakoff and Black Knight in 2023 directed by Gil Junger.
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?
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City on Fire

City on Fire

Release year: 2023

Directed by: Alvin Rakoff

Black Knight

Black Knight

Release year: 2023

Directed by: Gil Junger

The Lincoln Lawyer

The Lincoln Lawyer

Release year: 2022

Directed by: Brad Furman



Release year: 2021

Directed by: Matthew Warchus

Starring: George MacKay, Andrew Scott, Dominic West, Paddy Considine, Imelda Staunton, Liz White, Bill Nighy, Ben Schnetzer, Joseph Gilgun

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover

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 purchases Fox Sports Networks (FSN), from The Walt Disney Company, for $10.6 billion. The U.S. Justice Department ordered Disney to sell FSN in connection with its purchase of 21st Century Fox. This was due to antitrust concerns regarding its ownership of ESPN Inc.
  • 2018 Israel Defence Forces (IDF), while trying to breach the security fence surrounding the northern Gaza Strip, arrested a Palestinian man. He sustained injuries and was shot during his arrest.
  • 2017 Afghanistan War (2001-present). Eight civilians are killed and 28 others are injured in a suicide bombing attack on a NATO convoy.
  • 2016 Three civilians are killed in a rocket attack on a hospital in Aleppo, Syria during the Syrian Civil War. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the attack was part a larger shelling campaign that claimed 19 more lives.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 3 over the years?

Top #1 songs in the USA

  • 2017 - Humble.
  • 2016 - Panda
  • 2015 - See You Again
  • 2014 - Happy
  • 2013 - Just Give Me A Reason
  • 2012 - Somebody That I Used To Know
  • 2011 - E.T.
  • 2010 - Nothin' On You
  • 2009 - Boom Boom Powyoutube
  • 2008 - Lollipop
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Top #1 Rock songs

  • 2017 - Believer
  • 2016 - Stressed Out
  • 2015 - Shut Up And Dance
  • 2014 - Pompeii
  • 2013 - Radioactive
  • 2012 - Somebody That I Used To Know
  • 2011 - Rope
  • 2010 - Between The Lines


Which were the most popular books released around May 3 over the years?
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Healing And The Mind by Bill Moyers

Healing And The Mind

Year: 1993


Finally, the paperback edition (almost half-a million copies) of the massive bestseller! This companion volume to the PBS landmark has revolutionized the American way of thinking about health and sickness.

Pandora by Anne Rice


Year: 1998


Anne Rice, creators of the Vampire Lestat and the Mayfair Witches, has now released the first of a series of novels linking together by David Talbot, a fledgling vampire who is attempting to be a chronicler for his fellow Undead.

The Dream Lover by Elizabeth Berg

The Dream Lover

Year: 2015


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERElizabeth Ber has written a rich historical novel based upon the sensuous Parisian lifestyle of George Sand, a nineteenth-century writer. This book is ideal for Elizabeth and Nancy Horan readers.

The Towers Of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay

The Towers Of Trebizond

Year: 1957


The New York Times hailed it as "an absolute delight, the most brilliantly witty and charming novel I have ever read since I don't recall when."

Destiny by Sally Beauman


Year: 1987


Helene and Edward. It was more than a coincidence that they met. It was more than just passion when they fell in love. They thought they had lost it all.

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