What Happened on August 3, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • The Billboard Hot 100 is founded
  • USS Nautilus reaches North Pole, 1st submarine to achieve submarine transit of North Pole

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana Kokkinos, Greek-Australian film director (The Secret Life of Us), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Cindy Nixon, American singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Collins, English race car driver, dies at 26