On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1979

Historical Events

  • "I Love My Wife" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 864 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elton John is the 1st western pop star to tour USSR

Singer Elton John
Singer
Elton John

1979 Highlights

About May 20, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus