What Happened on May 9, 1958

Historical Events

Vertigo Released

"Vertigo", American film noir psychological thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak, is released

  • Russian Mikhail Botvinnik recaptures world chess championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Esko Rechardt, Finnish yachtsman (Olympic gold 1980)
Born in 1958

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Goodwin, American television announcer (Jolson Story, Burns & Allen), dies at 47

About May 9, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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