What Happened on May 5, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • KNME TV channel 5 in Albuquerque, NM (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to James Agee for (Death in the Family)
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak

Famous Birthdays

  • Ron Arad, Israeli aircraft navigator missing in action.