What Happened on May 20, 1973

Historical Events

  • "2 Gentlemen of Verona" closes at St James Theater NYC after 613 performances

Emmy Awards

25th Emmy Awards: Waltons, All in the Family & Mary Tyler Moore win

Famous Birthdays

  • Elsa [Lunghini], French singer ("T'en va pas" - "Don't Go Away") and actress, born in Paris, France
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Jarno Saarinen, Finnish motorcycle racer (b. 1945)

About May 20, 1973

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Frankenstein - Edgar Winter Group
  • UK #1 Song: See My Baby Jive - Wizzard