What Happened on May 1, 2010

Historical Events

  • 136th Kentucky Derby: Calvin Borel wins aboard Super Saver, his third Derby success in 4 years

Performing Arts Award

Canadian singer Bryan Adams is given the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for his 30 years of contributions to the arts

  • Car bomb fails to go off in Times Square, New York City
2010 History

Famous Weddings

  • Actor-producer Seth Green (36) weds actress Clare Grant (30) at George Lucas's Skywalker Ranch in Nacasio, California

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Mastrogiovanni, Uruguayan composer, dies at 73
  • Danny Aiello III, American film and television stunt performer, stunt coordinator, and actor, dies of pancreatic cancer at 53
  • Helen Wagner, American actress (Mister Peepers; As The World Turns), dies of natural causes at 91
  • Rob McConnell, Canadian jazz composer, arranger and valve trombonist (The Boss Brass), dies of liver cancer at 75

About May 1, 2010

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus

Holidays: Labour Day (India)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nothin' On You - B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
  • UK #1 Song: Once - Diana Vickers