On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1975

Historical Events


Music awardsMusic Awards

2nd American Music Awards: Olivia Newton-John & John Denver win

Singer and Actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and Actress
Olivia Newton-John
Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver
  • Italy broadens abortion law

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Neville, English footballer, born in Bury, United Kingdom
  • Sarah Joy Brown, American actress (General Hospital), born in Eureka, California
  • Scott Tucker, American 400m/800m freestyle relay (Olympics 1996), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Chivu Stoica [Stoica Chivu], premier of Romania (1955-61), dies at 66
  • Nazir Ali, Indian cricket all-rounder (2 Tests; first Indian Test 1932), dies at 68
  • Raymond Moley, US advisor to pres Roosevelt "Brain Trust", dies at 88
1975 Highlights

About February 18, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius