On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1958

Historical Events

  • 11th Cannes Film Festival: "The Cranes Are Flying" directed by Mikhail Kalatozov wins the Palme d'Or

Famous Birthdays

  • Ray Donaldson, NFL center (Dallas Cowboys), born in Rome, Georgia
  • Toyah Wilcox, English singer ("I Want to Be Free"), actress, and Mrs. Robert Fripp, born in Birmingham, England
1958 Highlights

About May 18, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus