What Happened on May 18, 1972

Historical Events

  • "Me and The Chimp" an American TV sitcom last airs on CBS in the US
  • American basketball player John Sebastian makes 63 consecutive free throws while blindfolded
  • American pop rock band Looking Glass release their single "Brandy"

Famous Birthdays

  • Turner Stevenson, Canadian NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens), born in Prince George, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Eero Sipilä, Finnish composer, dies at 53
1972 Highlights

About May 18, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack
  • UK #1 Song: Metal Guru - T Rex