On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1969

Historical Events

  • US troop capture Hill 937/Hamburger Hill in Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberto Mancini, Argentina, tennis star
  • Brian Gerard James, American professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Sherman, actor (Chain Lightning), dies after a stroke at 64
  • Royal Beal, American actor (Death of a Salesman), dies of cancer at 69
1969 Highlights

About May 20, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Get Back - The Beatles With Billy Preston
  • UK #1 Song: Get Back - The Beatles with Billy Preston