1931 – Mickey Mantle the American baseball player was born on the 20th October 1931 (died 1995).
1937 – Wanda Jackson the American singer-songwriter and guitarist was born on the 20th October 1937.
1959 – Mark Little the Australian actor and comedian was born on the 20th October 1959.
1971 – Snoop Dogg the American rapper, producer, and actor was born on the 20th October 1971.
1971 ~ Dannii Minogue the Australian singer, songwriter, actress, fashion designer and X Factor judge was born in Melbourne on the 20th October 1971. Dannii Minogue first rose to fame in the early 1980s in the Australian television shows Young Talent Time and Home and Away, before starting her career as a pop singer in the early 1990s. Dannii Minogue’s official website: www.DanniiMinogue.com | Facebook: www.facebook.com/DanniiMinogueOfficial | Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/DanniiMinogue | instagram: www.instagram.com/DanniiMinogue | YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/DanniiMinogueOnline | YouTube video: Dannii Minogue on Piers Morgan interview (part 1)… YouTube video: This Is It – The Very Best of Dannii Minogue…
1973 – The Sydney Opera House opened on the 20th October 1973.
1977 – A plane carrying the band Lynyrd Skynyrd crashed in Mississippi on the 20th October 1977, killing lead singer Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, backup singer Cassie Gaines, the road manager, pilot, and co-pilot.
2012 ~ DUNADEN with jockey Craig Williams won the $2.65 million Caulfield Cup on the 20th day of October 2012.
2012 ~ GANGNAM STYLE the song by PSY had it’s 500 millionth view on YouTube (500,000,000 / half a billion views) on the 20th October 2012.
Today in History for October 20th ~ video presented by the Associated Press…