On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Real People" premieres on NBC TV
  • Major Haddad declares South-Lebanon independent

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Davidson, British Formula One driver, born in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England
  • Kourtney Kardashian, American reality television star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Matthew Upson, English footballer (England national team World Cup 2010), born in Eye, England
  • Michael Bradley, American basketball player, born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Nuria Fergó, Spanish singer (La vida son sólo dos días), born in Nerja, Spain