What Happened on May 18, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 11th Cannes Film Festival: "The Cranes Are Flying" directed by Mikhail Kalatozov wins the Palme d'Or
  • Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray Donaldson, NFL center (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Toyah Wilcox, rocker (I Want to Be Free), born in Birmingham, England