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 Madison Square Garden (NYC)
  • Space Shuttle above a Boeing 747 goes on its maiden flight
  • Test Cricket debuts of Colin Croft & Joel Garner v Pakistan Bridgetown

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding 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