On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1960

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Eillen Fulton begins playing Lisa on As the World Turns (for almost 30 yrs)
  • European Cup Final, Glasgow: Ferenc Puskás scores 4, Alfredo Di Stéfano 3 as Real Madrid routs Eintracht Frankfurt, 7-3; 5th consecutive title for Los Blancos
  • Jean Genet's "Le Balcon" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJari Kurri

Jari Kurri, Finnish NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers), born in Helsinki, Finland

NHL Star Jari Kurri
NHL Star
Jari Kurri

Person of interestYannick Noah

Yannick Noah, French tennis player (French Open 1983), born in Sedan, France

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Yannick Noah
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Yannick Noah