On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Chanda Rubin, American tennis player (1996 Australian Open doubles), born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Jason Podollan, Canadian NHL center (Florida Panthers), born in Vernon, Canada
  • Leilani Munter, American race car driver, born in Rochester, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Betzner, writer, dies at 81
  • Eddie Dowling, American actor (Rainbow Man, Anywhere USA), dies at 80
  • Joseph Henabery, actor and director (Cobra), dies at 88
1976 Highlights

About February 18, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
  • UK #1 Song: December '63 (Oh What A Night) - Four Seasons