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 This day in History - May 3
388 Historic Events for May 3
1950

Mary Hopkin, South Wales, singer (Those Were the Days)

Birth
1951

Gil McDougald ties major league record with 6 RBIs in 1 inning

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1951

Christopher Cross, [Geppert], Texas, singer (Sailing, Arthur's Theme)

Birth
1951

NY Yankee Gil McDougald is 5th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (9th)

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1952

"Call Me Madam" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 644 performances

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1952

1st landing by an airplane at geographic North Pole

Event
1952

78th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Hill Gail wins in 2:01.6

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1952

Allen Wells, England, 100m dash (Olympic-gold-1980)

Birth
1953

Westchester conf of Amer Library Assoc proclaims "Freedom to Read"

Event
1953

Van McLain, rocker (Shooting Star)

Birth
1953

WTVO TV channel 17 in Rockford, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

Bruce Hall, Champaign Ill, rock bassist (Reo Speedwagon)

Birth
1954

KTEN TV channel 10 in Ada-Ardmore, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1954

WHA TV channel 21 in Madison, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1954

Pulitzer prize awarded to Charles A Lindbergh and John Patrick

Event
1955

Steve Jones, English pop guitarist (Sex Pistols-Mercy)

Birth
1955

Philips C Visser, explorer/ambassador to Moscow, dies

Death
1955

David Hookes, cricketer (dashing Australian LHB, S Aussie stalwart)

Birth
1956

Frank Loesser's musical "Most Happy Fella," premieres in NYC

Event
1956

"Most Happy Fella" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 678 performances

Event
1956

A new range of mountains discovered in Antarctica (2 over 13,000')

Event
1957

Cactus Moser, Montrose Co, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)

Birth
1957

Rod Langway, Formosa, NHL defenseman (Mont Canadiens, Wash Caps)

Birth
1958

WINS suspends Alan Freed for causing a riot in Boston, he quits

Event
1958

Frank Foster, cricketer (England all-rounder, 11 Tests 1911-12), dies

Death