What Happened on March 18, 2012

Historical Events

  • Joachim Gauck elected President of the Federal republic of Germany by the Federal Assembly
  • Superleague Greece football match between Olympiacos and Panathinaikos is abandoned after fans set fire to Athens' Olympic Stadium

Famous Divorces

Jennie Garth

"Twilight" actor Peter Facinelli (38) divorces "Beverly Hills 90210" actress Jennie Garth (39) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • George Tupou V, King of Tonga, dies at 63
  • Jalal Zolfonun, Iranian composer (Gol-e Sadbarg), setar (Persian lute) player, and teacher, dies of a heart attack at 74

About March 18, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
  • UK #1 Song: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Ft. Kimbra