On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Harrison releases "True Love"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison
  • Kiss play their first concert in their hometown venue of Madison Square Garden in New York City
  • Space Shuttle above a Boeing 747 goes on its maiden flight
  • West Indies cricket fast bowlers Joel Garner (4/130) and (Colin Croft 3/85) debut in drawn 1st Test v Pakistan at Bridgetown, Barbados

Famous Birthdays

  • Chrissie Wellington, British triathlete
  • K├ítia, Brazilian footballer
  • Sean Watkins, American guitarist and songwriter

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Peter Sellers (51) weds actress Lynne Frederick (22)

Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Devine [ Andrew Vabre Devine], American character actor (Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok, Stagecoach), dies from leukaemia at 71
  • Maria Realino, teacher (Botany of Curacao), dies at 87
  • Ralph Graves, American actor (Dirigible, Extra Girl, Flight, Dream Street), dies at 77