On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Gold hits record $303.85 an ounce in London
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Deion Branch, American football player
  • Jared Hess, American film director and screenwriter
  • Jermaine Paul, American musician
  • Joey Mercury, American professional wrestler
  • Rick Baxter, American politician