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May 2nd In Pop Culture History

1536 - Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, was arrested and imprisoned on charges of adultery, incest, treason and witchcraft.

1611 - The King James Bible was published for the first time in London, England, by printer Robert Barker.

1670 - Hudson's Bay Company was chartered by King Charles II of England.

1775 - Benjamin Franklin completed the first scientific study and chart of the Gulf Stream.

1885 - Good Housekeeping magazine began publication.

1918 - General Motors acquired the Chevrolet Motor Company.

1960 - Dick Clark concluded his second day of testimony in the Payola scandal, saving his career. "Believe me this is not as unusual as it may seem. I think the crime I have committed, if any, is that I made a great deal of money in a short time on little investment. But that is the record business."

1965 - The Rolling Stones made their second appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.

1981 # 1 Hit May 2, 1981 - May 15, 1981: Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine to Five)

1986 - The Citizens of Chernobyl were evacuated six days after the disaster

1987 # 1 Hit May 2, 1987 - May 15, 1987: Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died in Your Arms

1982 - The Weather Channel began broadcasting in the US

May 2, 1983 Birthday (fictional) Sam Winchester, Supernatural, TV

May 2, 1998 (fiction) The Battle of Hogwarts took place. SPOILER: Neville Longbottom really stepped up. Harry Potter

2001- Broadway Show - 42nd Street (Musical) May 2, 2001

2005 - Broadway Show - The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Musical) May 2, 2005

2008 - Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar

2008 - Marvel's Iron Man was released in theaters.

May 2nd Celebrity Birthdays

Famous Last Words:

Leslie Gore (1946)
Brooke Hogan (1988)
David Bechham (1975)
The Rock 'Dwayne Johnson' (1972)
Donatella Versace (1955)
Christine Baranski (1952)
Englebert Humperdink (1936)
Link Wray (1929 - 2005)
"Well, we've made it this far."

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