On This Day November 3
1972 – James Taylor and Carly Simon are married by a judge in Simon’s Manhattan apartment, beginning an 11-year marriage. That evening, Simon joins Taylor on stage at New York’s Radio City Music Hall and announces their union to a cheering audience.
1948 – The Chicago Tribune newspaper mistakenly declares New York Governor Thomas Dewey winner of the presidential race against incumbent Harry S. Truman in a front-page headline: “Dewey Defeats Truman.” Truman had actually defeated Dewey by 114 electoral votes.
Own a Piece of This Day
The Great Escape
Starring Steve McQueen, James Garner and Richard Attenborough, and directed by John Sturges