On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1966

Historical Events

  • 19th Cannes Film Festival: "A Man and a Woman" directed by Claude Lelouch and "The Birds, the Bees and the Italians" directed by Pietro Germi jointly awarded the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Abrams, American TV reporter (Nightline)
  • Gina Ravera, American actress
  • Lawyer Tillman, NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Liselotte Neumann, Swedish golfer (US Open 1988; 13 LPGA Tour titles), born in Finspang, Sweden
  • Mindy Cohn, American actress (The Facts of Life - "Natalie"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Paolo Seganti, actor (Damian-As the World Turns)
1966 Highlights

About May 20, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus