On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1995

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Braveheart" directed by Mel Gibson and starring Mel Gibson and Sophie Marceau premieres at the Seattle Film Festival (Best Picture 1996)

Actor and Film Director Mel Gibson
Actor and Film Director
Mel Gibson
  • WIBC Bowling Queens won by Sandra Postma

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Gudonov, Russian dancer & actor (Witness), dies at 45
  • André-François Marescotti, Swiss organist & composer, dies at 93
  • Elisha Cook Jr, American actor (Maltese Falcon, Shane, Magnum PI), dies at 91

Person of interestElizabeth Montgomery

Elizabeth Montgomery, American actress (Bewitched), dies of cancer at 62

  • Gordon Reynolds, English organist & master of the Choristers at the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, dies at 74
  • Robert Harris, British actor (Big Caper, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, Laughing Anne), dies at 95
1995 Highlights

About May 18, 1995

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus