What Happened on June 18, 1973

Historical Events

  • NCAA makes urine testing mandatory for participants

Meeting of Interest

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev visits the US and President Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandros Papadimitriou, Greek hammer thrower
  • Julie Depardieu, French actress, born in Paris, France
  • Tracy Ducar (née Noonan), American soccer goalkeeper (24 caps; Raleigh Wings, Boston Breakers), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts
Born in 1973

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Mahler, Austrian composer, dies at 71
  • Roger Delgado, English actor (Doctor Who, Agent 8 3/4, Hot Enough for June), dies in a road accident at 55
  • Willem Vogt, Dutch radio pioneer (1st major Dutch radio broadcaster AVRO), dies at 84

About June 18, 1973

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Love - Paul McCartney And Wings
  • UK #1 Song: Rubber Bullets - 10cc