What Happened on June 18, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • ABC's All Talk radio network expands to 22 stations
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended by Senate by 85-8 vote

Famous Birthdays

  • Sean Conant, Irish-American artist

Famous Deaths

  • Curd J├╝rgens [Curt Jurgens], German-born Austrian actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day), dies of an acute heart attack at 66
  • Djuna Barnes, writer, dies
  • John Cheever, Pulitzer prize winning author, dies at 70 in Ossining
  • Roberto Calvi, director (Banco Ambrosiano), hangs himself