On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Kison, American MLB pitcher (World Series 1971, 79), born in Bradenton, Florida (d. 2018)
  • Cybill Shepherd, 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, Quebec politician

Famous Deaths

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