1896 – George Burns the American actor was born on the 20th January 1896 (d. 1996).
1929 – In Old Arizona the first full-length talking motion picture filmed outdoors, was released on the 20th January 1929.
1930 – Buzz Aldrin the American pilot and astronaut was born on the 20th January 1930.
1933 – Ronald Townson the American singer from The 5th Dimension was born on the 20th January 1933 (d. 2001).
1934 – Fujifilm the photographic and electronics company was founded on the 20th January 1934, in Tokyo, Japan.
1945 – Eric Stewart the English singer-songwriter and guitarist from 10cc was born on the 20th January 1945.
1946 – David Lynch the American director was born on the 20th January 1946.
1950 – Liza Goddard the English actress was born on the 20th January 1950. Liza is best remembered for her role as Clarissa “Clancy” Merrick in Skippy the Bush Kangaroo. YouTube video: Liza Goddard’s Second ‘Skippy’ Episode…
1952 – Paul Stanley the American singer-songwriter and guitarist from Kiss was born on the 20th January 1952.
1984 ~ Bonnie McKee the award-winning American singer, songwriter, and actress was born on the 20th January 1984. YouTube video: American Girl (2013)..
1985 – Ronald Reagan was sworn in as U.S. President for the 2nd time on the 20th January 1985, in a private ceremony at the White House.
2009 – Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 1st black President of the United States on the 20th January 2009.
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