On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Towles, American actor (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2015)

Person of interestWilliam Hurt

William Hurt, actor (Big Chill, Children of a Lesser God), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Eucken, German economist, dies at 59
1950 Highlights

About March 20, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces