What Happened on March 18, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Cambodia military coup under Gen Lon Nol, prince Sihanuk flees
  • Five Unionist Members of Parliament (MPs), including William Craig and Harry West, are expelled from the Unionist Parliamentary Party, Northern Ireland
  • KAEC TV channel 19 in Lufkin, TX (ABC) suspends broadcasting
  • NFL selects Wilson as official football & scoreboard as official time
  • Two-week US postal strike begins; it is against the government and is the largest wildcat strike in US history

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Rapaport, actor (Zak-Zebrahead)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Queen Latifah, American rapper and actress (Khadijah James-Living Single), born in Newark, New Jersey

Singer, Rapper, & Actress Queen Latifah
Singer, Rapper, & Actress
Queen Latifah
  • Sarah Thorsett, Winona Minn, 1.5k runner