On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Roker, American weatherman (NBC, Today), born in Queens, New York
  • Don Stark, American actor (That '70s Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Quinn Buckner, American College Basketball Hall of Fame point guard (Indiana Uni; Olympic gold 1976; Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics, Indiana Pacers) and coach (Dallas Mavericks), born in Phoenix, Illinois
  • Tawn Mastrey, American disc jockey and music video producer, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2007)
  • Theresa Saldana, American actress (Raging Bull), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
1954 Highlights

About August 20, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo