This day in history 3 May

May 2nd, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire  

This day in history 3 May

1903 - Bing Crosby 1903 - Singer, according to Bing Crosby his birthday is May 2nd, his birthday is actually May 3, real name: Harry Lillis Crosby

1913 - Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, more generally known as Dada Saheb Phalke, was responsible for the production of India’s first fully indigenous silent four-reel feature film ‘Raja Harishchandra’ which heralded the birth of the Indian film industry. The film had titles in Hindi and English and was released on May 3, 1913 at the Coronation Cinematograph in Bombay.

1959 - The winners of the first annual Grammy Awards were announced.

1967 - Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) went to court on draft evasion charges.

1969 - Jimi Hendrix was arrested when Canadian customs officials found heroin in his bag.

1976 - Paul McCartney made his first American stage appearance in 10 years. The “Wings Over America” tour began in Ft. Worth, TX.

1977 - Ajinkya Deo (born May 3) is a Indian TV Actor who has worked in various films like- Mr Ya Miss, Aan: Men at Work, Gair, etc. TV Actor-Ajinkya DeoThe son of the very popular actor Ramesh Deo, called Ajinkya Deo has made his claim to fame with his brilliant performance in the television show `Sailaab` by Rajiv Rai.

1978 - Nigaar Z. Khan, Tv Actress born 3rd May, She has been doing powerful cameos in Rihhaee (Sony) and Siddhant (Star One).

1991 - Phil Collins and Al Jarreau received Honorary Doctor of Music Degrees from Berklee College of Music during cermonies in Boston.

2000 - May 3 Days after Jhumpa Lahiri won the Pulitzer Prize for her fiction Interpreter of Maladies (stories about “Bengal, Boston and Beyond”), Calcutta’s best-known Indo-Anglican writer, Amit Chaudhuri, has scooped the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction, one of America’s most distinguished literary awards.

2000 -c was sentenced to 15 days in jail after pleading guilty to drug possession charges, driving without a license and outstanding parking tickets. DMX was also fined $350. -Sampurn Media

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