What Happened on May 9, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


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Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" is released, starring Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak

  • Botvinnik recaptures world chess championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Esko Rechardt, Finland, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Goodwin, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), dies at 47