On this day: May 3

Published On: May 03 2013 12:09:25 AM CDT   Updated On: May 03 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Washington, D.C., is incorporated, Joe DiMaggio makes his major-league debut, the Sears Tower becomes the tallest building in the world, and the first spam email is sent, all on this day.

OTD May 3 -  Frankie Valli
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1934: Pop singer Frankie Valli, best known for hits such as "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Walk Like a Man" and "Rag Doll" recorded with The Four Seasons, is born Francesco Stephen Castelluccio in Newark, New Jersey. Valli also had No. 1 hits with the solo songs "My Eyes Adored You" and "Grease."

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