What Happened on May 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Canterbury Tales" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 122 performances
  • Apollo 10 launches from Kennedy Space Center and later transmits the 1st color pictures of Earth from space

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Chris. Filippin, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • Martika [Marta Marrero], Cuban-American singer (Toy Soldiers), born in Whittier, California

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Berger, German film director and cinematographer (The Thief of Bagdad), dies at 77