Video: 'Hollywood Ending' trailer
(Friday, May 3, 2002) — , a film about a once-famous film director who suffers hysterical blindness due to the intense pressure of directing, opened today in U.S. theaters. Hollywood Ending
Directed by Woody Allen, the film stars Woody Allen, George Hamilton, Téa Leoni, Debra Messing, Mark Rydell and Treat Williams.
Lennon on 'Cavett' (part 1 at 7:05)
(Wednesday, May 3, 1972) — Ex-Beatle John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono taped an appearance today (for airing on May 11, 1972) on ‘The Dick Cavett Show,’ claiming that he is being followed and that his telephone is being tapped by the FBI. Continue reading John Lennon says his phone tapped by FBI on ‘Dick Cavett Show’ taped 40 years ago today (1972)
(Saturday, May 3, 1952) — The Kentucky Derby was televised nationally for the first time today airing from then-CBS affiliate WHAS. The winner was Hill Gail.
Video: May 3, 1862 (at 58:52)
(Saturday, May 3, 1862, during the — Yorktown, Virginia, Siege of Yorktown, part of the American Civil War) was evacuated today by Gen. Joseph Johnston’s troops, overwhelmed by the enormous force of the Army of the Potomac without a major battle.