What Happened on September 3


Historical Events

1923 – Dorothys Donelly’s “Poppy” premieres in NYC
1924 – L Stallings and M Anderson’s “What Price Glory?” premieres in NYC
1973 – Jerry Lewis’ 8th Muscular Dystrophy telethon
1975 – Chartered Boeing 707 crashes in Atlas Mts of Morocco, 188 die
1995 – Soyuz TM-22, launched into orbit
2020 – MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist and ex-wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, becomes world’s richest woman worth $68 billion

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Famous Birthdays

1913 – Alan Ladd, American actor (Shane, Carpetbaggers), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 1964)
1925 – Hank Thompson, American country music singer (The Brazos Valley Boys), born in Waco, Texas (d. 2007)
1956 – Hans-Georg Beyer, East German team handball player (Olympic gold 1980), born in Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany
1964 – Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani singer (Vital Signs 1), born in Karachi, West Pakistan (d. 2016)
1977 – Olof Mellberg, Swedish footballer (Astob Villa), born in Gullspång, Sweden
1988 – Carla Suárez Navarro, Spanish tennis player (2 WTA, 6 ITF titles), born in Las Palmas, Spain

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Famous Deaths

1964 – Joseph Marx, Austrian composer and music critic, dies at 82
1980 – Duncan Renaldo, Spanish actor (Cisco Kid, Guns of Fury), dies from lung cancer at 76
1993 – Leon Liebgold, Polish American actor/chairman (Hebrew Actors Union), dies at 83
1994 – Roswell Gilbert, who mercy killed his ailing wife, dies at 85
2007 – Jane Tomlinson, British charity fund raiser (b. 1964)
2017 – Sugar Ramos [Ultiminio Ramos], Cuban-Mexican boxer (World Featherweight champion 1963-64), dies at 75

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