What Happened on July 18, 2008

Historical Events

Music Concert

Billy Joel performs last of two concerts dubbed "The Last Play at Shea"; the final concert event before demolition of the 1964 baseball stadium in Flushing Meadows, Queens, NYC; featured guests include Roger Daltrey, Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, and Paul McCartney

Famous Deaths

  • Khosrow Shakibai, Iranian actor (Hamoun), dies at 64
  • Tauno Marttinen, Finnish composer (Dalai Lama Concerto; Elegia), dies at 95
2008 Highlights

About July 18, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Kissed A Girl - Katy Perry
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Wiv Me - Dizzee Rascal Ft. Calvin Harris & Chrome