What Happened on June 18, 1976

Historical Events

  • A Joseph William Turner watercolor auctioned for £340,000

Sports History

Bowie Kuhn voids Oakland A's sales of players, totaling $35 million - Joe Rudi & Rollie Fingers to Boston Red Sox, and Vida Blue to NY Yankees

Baseball Record

MLB St Louis Cardinals Lou Brock & Hector Cruz hit inside-the-park HRs

1976 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Alana de la Garza, American actress

Blake SheltonBlake Shelton (46 years old)

American country singer-songwriter ("Boys 'Round Here"; "God Gave Me You"; "Honey Bee"), and TV personality (The Voice), born in Ada, Oklahoma

  • Witte Wartena, Dutch artist
Born in 1976

About June 18, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Silly Love Songs - Wings
  • UK #1 Song: Combine Harvester (Brand New Key) - Wurzels