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#1 on September 3, 1983
Sweet Dreams Are Made of This by Eurythmics

1189 - Richard The Lion-Hearted was crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey.

1192 - King Richard settled a peace with Muslim general Saladin, allowing Christian pilgrims and merchants access to Muslim-held Jerusalem.

1752 - September 3-13 never happened for many, thanks to Great Britain adaopting the Gergorian calander. People rioted, believing that the government had stolen 11 days of their lives

1777 - At Cooch's Bridge, in Newark Delaware, an early skirmish of American Revolutionary war took place, where the Flag of the United States was flown in battle for the first time.

1783 - The Treaty of Paris officially ended the Revolutionary War.

1813 - Uncle Sam was seen for the first time, in Troy, New York.

1833 - The first issue of the New York Sun, New York's first penny paper, was published.

1838 - Future abolitionist Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery.

1928 - Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb got his 4,191th and last career hit.

1935 - 1st automobile to exceed 300 mph, Sir Malcolm Campbell (301.337 mph)

1944 - Anne Frank and her family were placed on the last transport train from the Westerbork transit camp to the Auschwitz concentration camp, and arrived three days later.

1950 - The Beetle Bailey, the comic strip, debuted.

1951 - Search for Tomorrow premiered on CBS.

1955 - #1 Hit September 3, 1955 - October 14, 1955: Mitch Miller - The Yellow Rose of Texas

1966 - #1 Hit September 3, 1966 - September 9, 1966: Donovan - Sunshine Superman

1976 - The American Viking 2 spacecraft landed at Utopia Planitia on Mars.

1978 - John Paul I was elected as the 264th Pope. He died 33 days later.

1983 - #1 Hit September 3, 1983 - September 9, 1983: Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

1992 - Austrailia's Naughtiest Home Videos was cancelled 34 minutes into the program. Just about everyone involved was fired.

1995 - eBay was founded.

1996 - Viking II landed on Mars.

2004 - The Beslan school hostage crisis ended on its third day with the deaths of over 300 people, more than half of whom are children.

2008 - Sons of Anarchy premiered on FX

September 3, 2010 - Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam aired on The Disney Channel

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Charlie (Carlos Irwin Estévez) Sheen (1965)
Nichole Hiltz (1978)
Valerie Perrine (1943)
Mort Walker (1923)
James Duff (1955)
Clare Kramer (1974)
Alan Ladd (1913)
Kitty Carlisle (1910)
Shaun White (1986)
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