On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1950

Historical Events

  • "Touch & Go" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 176 performances
  • CCNY beats Bradley 69-61 for the NIT championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Dourif, American actor (Eyes of Laura Mars, Fatal Beauty, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), born in Huntington, West Virginia
  • James Conlon, American conductor (Los Angeles opera, 2006-present; Cincinnati May Festival, 1979-2016; Ravinia Festival, 2005-15), born in Queens, New York City
  • John Hartman, American rock drummer (Doobie Brothers, 1970–79 & 1987–92 - "China Grove" ), born in Falls Church, Virginia
  • Larry Perkins, Australian racing driver
  • Richard Kretchmer, English artist and historian
1950 Highlights

About March 18, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces