On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 2011

Historical Events

  • Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is released by Hamas

Famous Weddings

  • Actress, model and singer Bijou Phillips (32) weds actor and disc jockey Danny Masterson (36) at a private castle in Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Corwin, American screenwriter for radio drama, dies at 101
2011 Highlights

About October 18, 2011

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 10 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Someone Like You - Adele
  • UK #1 Song: We Found Love - Rihanna Ft. Calvin Harris