What Happened on May 3, 1944

Historical Events

Going My Way

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

  • Meat rationing ends in US

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Peter Leslie Smith, British journalist, born in Bristol, England (d. 1997)
  • Pete Staples, British rock bassist (Troggs - "Wild Thing"; "Love Is All Around"), born in Andover, Hampshire, England
Born in 1944

About May 3, 1944

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus