What Happened on August 18, 1972

Historical Events

  • 4th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel

Music History

Police fine Paul & Linda McCartney ś800 in Sweden for cannabis possession

Famous Birthdays

  • Keiko Yamada, Japanese pop singer (Globe; A Song Is Born), born in Oita, Japan
  • Leo Ku, Hong Kong singer, born in British Hong Kong
  • Nate Jones, American heavyweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Ray Jacobs, American football linebacker (Denver Broncos), born in Corsicana, Texas
  • Shaun Wilson, Australian artist and filmmaker, born in Melbourne, Australia
Born in 1972

About August 18, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Alone Again (Naturally) - Gilbert O'Sullivan
  • UK #1 Song: School's Out - Alice Cooper