On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1958

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jane Wiedlin, American pop-rock singer, guitarist, and songwriter (The Go-Gos - "Vacation"; "We Got The Beat"; solo - Fur), born in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
  • Mike Engleman, Sonoma California, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Mike Stefanik, American auto racer (9 NASCAR Modified Championships), born in Wilbraham, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • Ronald Prescot Reagan Jr, LA, TV host (Ron Reagon Show) and son of Ronald and Nancy Reagon
1958 Highlights

About May 20, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Who's Sorry Now - Connie Francis