On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Wonder Woman" debuts on ABC

Film Premier

Second remake of "A Star is Born" film, directed by Frank Pierson and starring Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson, premieres

  • Soviet dissident Viktor Bukovskiexchanged for Chile CP-leader Corvalan

Famous Birthdays

  • Koyuki, Japanese actress and model

Famous Deaths

  • George Emmett, cricketer (England opener v Aust Old Trafford 1948), dies
1976 Highlights

About December 18, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius