Many readers ask The Old Farmer's Almanac what happened on their birthday--or the birthday of a loved one.. To help out, we've put together an everything-birthdays page! Find fun birthday facts, birthday history, folklore, and more!
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Weather History for June 20
1995: Baseball-sized hail was reported in parts of New England
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Birthday Lore for June 20
You have originality, some executive ability, and mechanical skill. You are serious, think deeply, and keep your own counsel in your personal affairs. You are generous and considerate, and take much interest in affairs other than in your regular routine. You have many real friends and love your home and all family ties.
Who Else Shares This Birthday?
Born 1988: Shefali Chowdhury (actress; plays Parvati Patil in the Harry Potter movies)
Born 1949: Lionel Richie (singer)
Born 1942: Brian Wilson (singer)
On This Day in History
1863: West Virginia was admitted to the Union as the 35th state
1948: The microgroove, long-playing, Vinylite record, called the LP, was formally introduced at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City by CBS (Columbia Records)
1887: Queen Victoria’s 2-day Golden Jubilee celebration began
Signs of the Zodiac
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
The Twins. Ruling planet: Mercury. Element: Air. Quality: The intellect. Ability: Writing and communications. You are the witty communicators of the zodiac. Words trip lightly off your tongue under any and all circumstances. You possess natural gifts for writing and speaking and are often drawn into fields where you can express your abilities.You love being part of your local community, and you can be counted upon to know and pass along most of the current gossip. Friends use you as a resource when seeking information about a particular service or product. Generally positive, you enjoy being cheerful, and you search for the lightness in all things.