What Happened on May 20, 1984

Historical Events

Sports History

Boston's Roger Clemens beats Twins, 5-4, for his 1st victory

Musical Finale

Revival of George Abbott, Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart's musical "On Your Toes" closes at Virginia Theater, NYC, after 505 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenny Vasoli, American rock singer-songwriter, and musician (Vacationer), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
Born in 1984

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Bull, British actor and author (The African Queen, Tom Jones, Dr Strangelove), dies of a heart attack at 72

About May 20, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let's Hear It For The Boy - Deniece Williams
  • UK #1 Song: The Reflex - Duran Duran