What Happened on May 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Canterbury Tales" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 122 performances
  • Apollo 10 (Stafford/Cernan/Young) launched toward lunar orbit
  • Sandra Haynie wins LPGA St Louis Women's Golf Invitational

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Chris. Filippin, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • Martika, [Marta Marrero], Cuba, singer (Toy Soldiers)

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Berger, German film director and cinematographer (The Thief of Bagdad), dies at 77