What Happened on November 18, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Delroy Lindo, actor (Get Shorty, Ransom)
  • John Parr, British pop singer ("St. Elmo's Fire"), and songwriter (Roger Daltry - "Under A Raging Moon"), born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Paul McNaughton, Irish sportsman (16 caps Ireland Rugby, Leinster RC; Shelbourne FC, Bray Wanderers AFC; Wicklow GAA; only person to play 3 sports in Ireland's national stadiums), born in Bray, Ireland (d. 2022)
  • Peter Beattie, Australian politician
Born in 1952

Famous Weddings

Bill Haley

"Rock Around The Clock" rock 'n' roll pioneer Bill Haley (27) weds second wife Barbara Cupchak

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Éluard, French communist and poet, dies at 56
1952 Highlights

About November 18, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Here In My Heart - Al Martino