What Happened on June 18, 1981

Historical Events

  • Kimberley Ann Smith, of NC, 17, crowned America's Junior Miss
  • Test cricket debut of Terry Alderman, v England at Trent Bridge
  • The AIDS epidemic is formally recognized by medical professionals in San Francisco, California
  • US Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart retires
  • Vaccine to prevent hoof & mouth disease announced

Famous Birthdays

  • Ella (Jiahua) Chen, member of the Taiwanese girl-group S.H.E
  • Teresa Cormack, New Zealand child murder victim (d. 1987)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Goolden, British actor (Two Days to Live, School for Husbands), dies at 86
1981 Highlights

About June 18, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini

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