On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 2009

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

James Cameron's "Avatar" starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana and Sigourney Weaver, released in the US, becomes highest-grossing film of all time

Actress Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
Actress Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver

Famous Deaths

  • Connie Hines, American actress (Mister Ed), dies of heart problems at 78
  • Oskar Danon, Yugoslav conductor (Belgrade Opera, 1944-65), dies at 96
2009 Highlights

About December 18, 2009

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius