What Happened on June 18, 2014

Historical Events

Film & TV History

British actor Ian McKellen is awarded an honorary degree by Cambridge University, becoming a Doctor of Letters

Event of Interest

King Juan Carlos I of Spain abdicates the Spanish throne to make way for his son Felipe VI

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Mann, American music director (Johnny Mann Stand Up & Cheer), dies at 85
  • Michael Frederick, Barbadian cricketer (one Test WI v England 1954, scored 0 & 30), dies at 87

About June 18, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Fancy - Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX
  • UK #1 Song: Ghost - Ella Henderson