On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1970

Historical Events

  • Cambodia military coup under General Lon Nol, Prince Sihanuk flees
  • Five Unionist Members of Parliament (MPs), including William Craig and Harry West, are expelled from the Unionist Parliamentary Party, Northern Ireland
  • KAEC TV channel 19 in Lufkin, Texas (ABC) suspends broadcasting
  • NFL selects Wilson as official football & scoreboard as official time
  • Two-week US postal strike begins; it is against the government and is the largest wildcat strike in US history

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Rapaport, actor (Zak-Zebrahead)

Person of interestQueen Latifah

Queen Latifah [Dana Owen], American rapper and actress (Living Single, Chicago), born in Newark, New Jersey

Singer, Rapper and Actress Queen Latifah
Singer, Rapper and Actress
Queen Latifah
  • Sarah Thorsett, Winona Minn, 1.5k runner
1970 Highlights

About March 18, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces