On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Going My Way", directed by Leo McCarey and starring Bing Crosby premieres in New York (Best Picture 1945)

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • "Meet Me in St Louis" opens on Broadway
  • Meat rationing ends in US

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Peter Leslie Smith, British journalist, born in Bristol, England (d. 1997)
  • Pete Staples, English rocker (Troggs-Wild Thing), born in Andover, Hampshire, England