Famous Birthdays on 3rd May

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612 - Constantine III, Byzantine Emperor (d. 641)
1415 - Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (d. 1495)
1428 - Pedro González de Mendoza, Spanish cardinal and statesman (d. 1495)
1446 - Margaret of York / Margaret of Burgendy, wife of Charles I, Duke of Burgundy (d. 1503)
1469 - Niccolo Machiavelli, Florence, Italy, politician/writer (Prince), d. 1527)
1514 - Bartholomaeus a Martyribus, [Fernandez], primate of Portugal
1535 - Alessandro "Agnolo" Allori, Italian painter/carpet designer
1647 - John A "Joannes" Antonides van der Goes, poet (Bellone aen bant)
1649 - Johann Valentin Meder, composer
1662 - Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (d. 1736)
1692 - Jan J Mauricius, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1742-51)
Humanist philosopher Niccolo MachiavelliHumanist philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli (1469) 1695 - Henri Pitot, Italian-born French engineer (d. 1771)
1708 - Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer
1713 - Alexis Clairault, French mathematician (d. 1765)
1729 - Florian Leopold Gassmann, composer
1737 - Friedrich Schwindl, composer
1742 - Jean-Baptiste Krumphultz, composer
1744 - Freidrich Wilhelm Weis, composer
1752 - Braz Francisco de Lima, composer
1761 - August von Kotzebue, German dramatist (d. 1819)
1764 - Elisabeth PMH, princess of France/son of king Louis XVI
1768 - Charles Tennant, Scottish chemist and industrialist (d. 1838)
1773 - Giuseppe Acerbi, Italian traveller/nature investigator/diplomat
1815 - Hermanus W Witteveen, Dutch theologist
1816 - Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union Army), died in 1892
1819 - Nicola De Giosa, composer
1826 - Charles XV Louis E, King of Sweden/Norway (1859-72)/poet
1844 - Edouard A Drumont, French anti-semitic journalist
1844 - Richard D'Oyly Carte, England, opera impresario (Ivanhoe)
1849 - Jacob Riis, Denmark, reporter (NY Tribune, NY Evening Sun)
1849 - Bernhard von Bülow, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1929)
1857 - George Gore, American baseball player (d. 1933)
1859 - Andy Adams, US writer (Log of a Cowboy)
1860 - John Scott Haldane, Scottish physiologist (d. 1936)
1860 - Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician (d. 1940)
1861 - Emmett Dalton, American outlaw (d. 1937)
1867 - Jack Hearne, cricketer (cousin of George & Alec 12 Tests for Eng)
1870 - Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (d. 1948)
1873 - Nikolay N Tcherepnin, St Petersburg, composer of ballets, songs [OS]
1873 - [Nicoline] Magdalene Anchor-Roll, Norwegian author (Kvinnen og Den)
1873 - Pavlo Skoropadsky, Ukrainian general (d. 1945)
1874 - Francois Coty, Corsica, Corsican senator/perfume maker
1874 - V. Walfrid Ekman, Swedish oceanographer (d. 1954)
1876 - Bert Hopkins, cricketer (Australian pace bowler of the 1900's)
1876 - John Elicius Benedict B P Quick Carrington Dwyer, cricketer (Sussex)
1877 - Karl Abraham, German psychoanalyst (d. 1925)
1879 - Fergus McMaster, Australian businessman (d. 1950)
1886 - Marcel Dupré, French organist and composer (d. 1971)
1888 - Beulah Bondi, American actress (d. 1981)
1890 - B Traven, writer
1891 - Tadeusz Peiper, Polish poet (d. 1969)
1892 - Beulah Bondi, Chicago, actress (It's a Wonderful Life)
1892 - George Thomson, demonstrated electron diffraction (Nobel 1937)
1893 - Hope Landin, Minneapolis MN
1893 - Konstantine Gamsakhurdia, Georgian writer and public benefactor (d. 1975)
1895 - Earnest Kantorowicz, German/US historian (Laudes regiae)
1895 - Zoltan Korda, Hungarian/British director (Jungle Book, 4 Feathers)
1895 - Cornelius Van Til, philosopher and Christian apologist (d. 1987)
1896 - Dodie Smith, English novelist and playwright (d. 1990)
1896 - Karl Allmenroder, German World War I Ace (d. 1917)
1897 - V K Krishna Menon, India, minister of defense
1898 - Golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74)
1898 - Septima Poinsette Clark, civil rights activist/educator
1899 - Aline MacMahon, McKeesport Pa, actress (Backdoor to Heaven)
1901 - Gino Cervi, Bologna Italy, actor (Les Miserables, Naked Maja)
1902 - Hugo Friedhofer, composer
1902 - Jack Larue, NYC, actor (Lights Out, Mouthpiece, My Favorite Brunette)
1902 - Seton I Miller, Chehalis WA, writer (Pete's Dragon, Istanbul)
1902 - Walter Slezak, Vienna, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Inspector General)
Singer and Actor Bing CrosbySinger and Actor Bing Crosby (1903) 1903 - Bing Crosby, Tacoma Wash, actor and singer (White Christmas, Going My Way)
1904 - Charles "Red" Ruffing, NY Yankee pitcher, hitter (1930-46)
1904 - John Breeden, SF CA, actor (Salute, Madame Racketeer, Joy Street)
1905 - Albrecht Luitpold G Ferdinand Michael Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria
1905 - Sebastian Lewis Shaw, actor (High Season, Ace of Spades, Caste)
1906 - Mary Astor, Quincy Illinois, actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky)
1907 - Earl Wilson, Rockford Ohio, columnist (Midnight Earl)
1910 - Alceo Galliera, composer
Actress Mary AstorActress Mary Astor (1906) 1910 - Norman Corwin, American radio pioneer
1911 - John Rhea "Yank" Lawson, trumpeter
1912 - Virgil Fox, American organist (d. 1980)
1913 - Earl Blackwell, Atlanta Ga, author (Celebrity Register)
1913 - William M Inge, US playwright (Picnic-Pulitzer 1953)
1915 - Evencio Castellanos, composer
1915 - Stu Hart, Canadian professional wrestler and trainer (d. 2003)
1916 - Henry Barbosa Gonzalez, San Antonio Tx, (Rep-D-Tx, 1961- )
1916 - Pierre Emmanuel, French poet (Sodome)
1916 - Léopold Simoneau, French Canadian tenor (d. 2006)
1917 - James Penberthy, composer
1917 - Betty Comden, American lyricist, (d. 2006)
1917 - Kiro Gligorov, Macedonia, President of the Republic of Macedonia 1991-1999 (d. 2012)
1918 - Ted Bates, English former footballer (d. 2003)
1919 - Pete Seeger, NYC, folk singer (Weaver, Goodnight Irene)
1919 - John Cullen Murphy, American comic strip artist (d. 2004)
Middle/welterweight championship boxer Sugar Ray RobinsonMiddle/welterweight championship boxer Sugar Ray Robinson (1921) 1921 - Sugar Ray Robinson, [Walter Smith], Ailey, Georgia, middle/welterweight boxer (1946-52, 55, 58), (d. 1989)
1921 - Vasco dos Santos Goncalves, Portuguese leftist colonel
1921 - Joe Ames, American singer (d. 2007)
1922 - Marina Svetlova, ballerina/choreographer (Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo)
1922 - Len Shackleton, English former footballer (d. 2000)
1923 - Ralph M Hall, (Rep-D-TX, 1981- )
1923 - George Hadjinikos, Greek pianist and conductor
1924 - Mary Carver, Los Angeles California, actress (Cecilia-Simon & Simon)
1924 - Yehuda Amichai, Israeli poet (d. 2000)
1924 - Ken Tyrrell, English founder of eponymous F1 racing team (d. 2001)
1925 - Nina Bara, Buenos Aires Arg, actress (Tonga-Space Patrol)
1928 - Jeanne Bal, Santa Monica California, actress (Pat-Love & Marriage)
1929 - Hendrik L van Beek, Dutch vice-admiral
1929 - Jaharna Imam, Bangladeshi writer/political activist
1930 - David Evatt Tunley, composer
1931 - Joseph Lichtman Layton, dancer
1932 - Robert Osborne, American film historian
1933 - Collie Smith, cricketer (exciting WI all-rounder all too briefly)
Singer James BrownSinger James Brown (1933) 1933 - James Brown, Barnwell, South Carolina, American soul singer (Hot Pants, Living in America) and originator of funk music (d. 2006)
1933 - Alex Cord, American actor
1934 - Georg Kroll, composer
1934 - Henry Cooper, English boxer
1934 - Frankie Valli, American singer (The Four Seasons)
1935 - Donald P Hodel, Portland Ore, US Secretary of Interior (1985-89)
1935 - Ron Popeil, American inventor
1937 - Frankie Valli, [Castelluccio], Newark NJ, singer (Four Seasons-Sherry)
1937 - Nélida Piñon, Brazilian writer
1938 - Chris Cannizzaro, American baseball player
1939 - Jonathan David Harvey, English composer (Bhakti, Music of Stockhausen)
1939 - Jose Torres, US, boxer (Olympics)
1940 - Konrad "Conny" Plank, German record producer and musician
1940 - Clemens Westerhof, Dutch football manager
1941 - Nona Gaprindasvili, USSR, world women's chess champ (1962-78)
1941 - Edward "Monk" Malloy, American university president
1942 - Lynn Farleigh, Bristol England, actress (Lovers of Their Time)
1942 - Věra Čáslavská, Czech gymnast
1942 - Dave Marash, American journalist
1942 - C.L. Otter, American politician, governor of Idaho
1943 - John Costello, historian
1944 - Ian Peter Leslie Smith, journalist
1944 - Peter Staples, rocker (Troggs-Wild Thing)
1945 - Sadiq Mohammad, cricketer (attacking Pakistan opening batsman 1969-81)
1946 - Greg Gumbel, sportscaster (CBS TV, WFAN)
1946 - Norm Chow, American football coach
1947 - Doug Henning, Ft Garry Manitoba, magician (Broadway play-Magic)
1948 - Chris Mulkey, American actor
1949 - Albert Sacco Jr, Boston Mass, PhD/astronaut (STS 73)
1949 - Ron Wyden, (Rep-D-OR, 1981- )
1950 - Mary Hopkin, South Wales, singer (Those Were the Days)
1951 - Christopher Cross, [Geppert], Texas, singer (Sailing, Arthur's Theme)
1951 - Chris Cross, San Antonio Texas, American singer-songwriter ("Arthur's Theme")
1951 - Tatyana Tolstaya, Russian writer
1952 - Allen Wells, England, 100m dash (Olympic-gold-1980)
1952 - Caitlin Clarke. American actress (d. 2004)
1953 - Bruce Hall, Champaign Ill, rock bassist (Reo Speedwagon)
1953 - Van McLain, rocker (Shooting Star)
1954 - Gary Young, American drummer (Pavement)
1955 - David Hookes, cricketer (dashing Australian LHB, S Aussie stalwart)
1955 - Timmy Cappello, rock & sax player (played with Tina Turner, Ringo Starr & The Lost Boys)
1956 - Marc Bellemare, French Canadian lawyer and politician
1957 - Cactus Moser, Montrose Co, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
1957 - Rod Langway, Formosa, NHL defenseman (Mont Canadiens, Wash Caps)
1958 - Kevin Kilner, American actor
1958 - Sandi Toksvig, Danish comedian and radio presenter
1959 - Ben Elton, Catford, London, English actor and comedian (Blackadder Back & Forth, Friday Night Live)
1959 - David Ball, Blackpool, rock keyboardist (Soft Cell)
1959 - Uma Bharati, Indian politician
1960 - Amy Steel, American actress
1961 - Steve McClaren, English football manager
1961 - Joe Murray, American cartoonist
1961 - David Vitter American politician
1962 - Anthony Gilligan, Penrith NSW, Australasia golfer
1962 - Anders Graneheim, Swedish bodybuilder
1963 - Jeff Hornacek, NBA guard (Utah Jazz)
1963 - Jamie Reeves, British strongman
1963 - Sally Whittaker, English actress
1964 - Ron Hextall, Brandon Manitoba, NHL goalie (Phila Flyers, NY Islanders)
1965 - Rob Brydon, Welsh comedian
1965 - Nina Garcia, Colombian-American fashion expert and television personality
1965 - John Jensen, Danish footballer
1966 - Paul Stevenson, Victoria Australia, badminton player (Olympics-96)
1966 - Peter Abbay, American actor
1966 - Firdous Bamji, Indian-American actor
1966 - Darren Morgan, Welsh snooker player
1966 - M-16 [Ernest Mateen], Brooklyn New York, Cruiserweight boxing champion, (d. 2012)
1968 - Deborah Caprioglio, Miestre Italy, actress (Big Game Hunter)
1968 - Jay Darlington, London England, keyboardist (Kula Shaker)
1968 - Shane Minor, American singer
1969 - Karen Kraft, San Mateo California, rower (Olympics-silver-96)
1969 - Daryl F. Mallett, American writer/editor
1970 - Alexia Dechaume-Ballert, La Rochelle France, tennis star (1992 Aust)
1970 - Ted Crowley, Concord Mass, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)
1971 - James Roberson, defensive end (Tennessee Oilers)
1971 - Damon Dash, American label executive
1971 - Josey Scott, American singer (Saliva)
1972 - Brett Hayman, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1972 - Josh Taves, defensive end (New England Patriots)
1972 - Vyacheslav Kozlov, Voskresensk Russia, NHL forward (Detroit Red Wings)
1972 - Shonie Carter, American MMA fighter
1973 - Dominique Monami, Verviers Belgium, tennis star
1973 - Michel Traveller, soccer player (Ajax)
1974 - Princess Haya bint Hussein of Jordan
1975 - Maksim Mrvica, Croatian pianist
1975 - Eva Santolaria, Spanish actress
1975 - Dulé Hill, American actor
1976 - Jeff Halpern, American ice hockey player
1977 - Mashima Hiro, Japanese Mangaka of Rave Master and Fairy Tail

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