On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Dance Me a Song" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 35 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Kison, American baseball pitcher (World Series 1971, 79), born in Bradenton, Florida (d. 2018)
  • Cybill Shepherd, American actress (Moonlighting, Last Picture Show), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • John Hughes, American film director (Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller), born in Lansing, Michigan (d. 2009)
  • Michel Gauthier, Canadian politician, born in Quebec City, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Voranc Prezikov [Lovro Kuhar], Slavic author (Jamnica), dies at 56
1950 Highlights

About February 18, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius