What Happened on May 3, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 123rd Kentucky Derby: Gary Stevens aboard Silver Charm wins in 2:02.3
  • 42nd Eurovision Song Contest: Katrina and the Waves for United Kingdom wins singing "Love Shine a Light" in Dublin
  • ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Jason Queen
  • Garry Kasparov begins chess match with IBM supercomputer Deep Blue

Famous Weddings

  • "Port Charles" soap opera actor Jon Lindstrom (39) weds "The Young and The Restless" actress Eileen Davidson (38) in Cambria, California

HeartWedding of Interest

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

Actor & Professional Wrestler The Rock
Actor & Professional Wrestler
The Rock

Famous Deaths

  • Narciso Yepes, Spanish classical guitarist (b. 1927)