On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1960

Historical Events

Cannes Film Festival

13th Cannes Film Festival: "The Sweet Life" directed by Federico Fellini wins the Palme d'Or

Film Director and Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
Film Director and Scriptwriter
Federico Fellini
  • Baseball game in Milwaukee postponed due to dense fog

Famous Birthdays

  • John Billingsley, American actor
  • Susan Cowsill, American rock vocalist (The Cowsills - "We Can Fly"), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Tony Goldwyn, actor (Ghost, Kuffs, Traces of Red), born in Los Angeles, California
1960 Highlights

About May 20, 1960

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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