What Happened on May 3, 1958

Historical Events

  • 84th Kentucky Derby: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Tim Tam wins in 2:05
  • WINS suspends disc jockey Alan Freed for being charged with inciting a riot at a Boston concert, he quits, charges are dropped

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Garcia, British session and touring guitarist and bass player (Curve, 1990-2005; Eurythmics, 1983-85), born in London, England
  • Kevin Kilner, American actor (Earth:Final Conflict), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sandi Toksvig, Danish-British comedian and radio presenter (The Great British Baking Show), born in Copenhagen, Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Foster, English cricketer (England all-rounder, 11 Tests 1911-12), dies at 69
1958 Highlights

About May 3, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Whole Lotta Woman - Marvin Rainwater