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May in history


1 May 1931: The Empire State Building is opened

It was the tallest building in the world


2 May 1975: David Beckham is born

He is the only Englishman who has scored in three World Cups


28 May 1928: Ian Fleming, James Bond's creator, is born

He smoked and drank even more heavily than 007