On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1970

Historical Events

  • 100,000 march in NY supporting US policies in Vietnam
  • 2 die and 70 injured when 2 NYC subway trains crash in Queens
  • Beatles' "Let it Be" movie premieres in UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Jason York, Nepean, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)

Person of interestLouis Theroux

Louis Theroux, English television broadcaster (Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends, When Louis Met....), born in Singapore

Broadcaster Louis Theroux
Louis Theroux
  • Missy Cress, female catcher (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Burbank, California
  • Niklas Andersson, Kungalv SWE, NHL forward (Team Sweden, NY Islanders)
  • Terrell Brandon, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks)
1970 Highlights

About May 20, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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