What Happened on May 18, 1992

Historical Events

  • 45th Cannes Film Festival: "Den goda viljan" directed by Bille August wins the Palme d'Or
  • US Supreme Court rules states could not force mentally unstable criminal defendants to take anti-psychotic drugs

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Melchor, American singer-songwriter (Here Goes Nothing!), born in New Jersey
  • Josh Phelps, Australian soccer player, born in Tamworth, Australia
  • Spencer Breslin, American actor, born in New York City
Born in 1992

Famous Deaths

  • Marshall Thompson, American actor (Bog), dies of congestive heart failure at 65
  • Skip Stephenson, American comedian (Real People), dies of a heart attack at 52

About May 18, 1992

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 31 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jump - Kris Kross
  • UK #1 Song: Please Don't Go/Game Boy - K.W.S.