What Happened on May 3, 1980

Historical Events

  • 106th Kentucky Derby: Jacinto Vasquez on Genuine Risk wins in 2:02

Sports History

Giants 1st baseman Willie McCovey hits his 521st & final HR

  • Texas Ranger Ferguson Jenkins becomes 4th to win 100 games in AL & NL
1980 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcel Vigneron, American chef (Top Chef), born in Bainbridge Island, Washington
Born in 1980

About May 3, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Call Me - Blondie
  • UK #1 Song: Geno - Dexy's Midnight Runners