On May 20, is considered as Eliza Doolittle Day for My Fair Lady fans. Act 1 of My Fair Lady, Eliza Doolittle fantasizes about meeting the king in song. She sings:
One evening the king will say, ‘Oh, Liza, old thing — I want all of England your praises to sing. Next week on the twentieth of May, I proclaim Liza Doolittle Day.
Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw is the original play My Fair Lady, the musical, is based on with the original portrayal of Eliza Doolittle.
Book Title: Pygmalion
Book Author: George Bernard Shaw
ISBN Number: 9780141439501
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