What Happened on May 3, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st use of satellite TV, Today Show on Early Bird Satellite
  • 3rd Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 2-1 in 10
  • Cambodia drops diplomatic relations with the US
  • Don Steele, begins a 40+ year radio career at KRTH (Los Angeles California)
  • KTCI TV channel 17 in St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN (PBS) 1st broadcast
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Irwin Unger (Greenback Era)

Famous Birthdays

  • John Jensen, Danish footballer
  • Nina Garcia, Colombian-American fashion expert and television personality
  • Rob Brydon, Welsh comedian

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Spring, British author (Heaven Lies About Us), dies at 76
  • Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist, dies at 75