What Happened on May 20, 2018

Historical Events

Billboard Music Awards

25th Billboard Music Awards: Ed Sheeran and Kendrick Lamar win 6 each; Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars also win; K-pop boy band BTS are the first Koreans to perform at the ceremony

Election of Interest

President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela wins a second term in an election marked by boycotts and accusations of vote rigging

  • The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, Greystone G &CC: Spaniard Miguel Ángel Jiménez wins by 3 from American trio Joe Durant, Steve Stricker & Gene Sauers
  • Two cyclists attacked by a cougar, 1 dies, in North Bend, Washington State
2018 History

Famous Deaths

Billy CannonBilly Cannon (1937-2018)

American College Football Hall of Fame back and tight end (Heisman Trophy 1959, LSU; AFL C'ship 1960, 61, 67; AFL All-Star 1961, 69; Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders), dies at 80

  • Carol Mann, American golfer (1964 Western Open, 1965 US Open), dies at 77
  • Dieter Schnebel, German experimental composer (Harley-Davidson, for nine motorbikes and trumpet), dies at 88
  • Patricia Morison, American actress (Peyton Place, Dressed to Kill, Kiss Me, Kate The King and I), dies at 103

About May 20, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: This Is America - Childish Gambino
  • UK #1 Song: One Kiss - Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa