On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1973

Famous Birthdays

  • Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, German film director and screenwriter (The Lives of Others), born in Cologne, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Carney [David Boughal], American actor (Zombies on Broadway, Take it from Me), dies at 61
  • June Hutton [Cowan], American pop vocalist (The Pied Pipers, 1944-50; Afterglow), dies at 52
1973 Highlights

About May 2, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus