All people born in 1920 are representatives of the Greatest Generation. Members of this generation became adults during the hard years of the Great Depression and World War II. They were the main cohort that took part in WWII. Therefore sometimes it is also called World War II Generation.
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Popular names of Greatest Generation members born in 1920
|Rank||Male name||Female name|
|1||John (5.17%)||Mary (5.71%)|
|2||William (4.56%)||Dorothy (2.95%)|
|3||Robert (4.42%)||Helen (2.82%)|
|4||James (4.35%)||Margaret (2.25%)|
|5||Charles (2.57%)||Ruth (2.1%)|
Famous Greatest Generation people born in 1920
- POPE JOHN PAUL II, Religious Leader.
Born on the 18th of May, 1920 (Taurus) in Poland. Died on the 2nd of April, 2005, at the age of 84.
- TOM MOORE, .
Born on the 30th of April, 1920 (Taurus) in Keighley, England.
- MICKEY ROONEY, Movie Actor.
Born on the 23rd of September, 1920 (Libra) in Brooklyn, NY. Died on the 6th of April, 2014, at the age of 93.
- TONY RANDALL, TV Actor.
Born on the 26th of February, 1920 (Pisces) in Tulsa, OK. Died on the 17th of May, 2004, at the age of 84.
- PEGGY LEE, Jazz Singer.
Born on the 26th of May, 1920 (Gemini) in North Dakota. Died on the 21st of January, 2002, at the age of 81.
- PATRICK TROUGHTON, TV Actor.
Born on the 25th of March, 1920 (Aries) in London, England. Died on the 28th of March, 1987, at the age of 67.
- RAY BRADBURY, Novelist.
Born on the 22nd of August, 1920 (Leo) in Waukegan, IL. Died on the 5th of June, 2012, at the age of 91.