On This Day

Events in Film & TV on July 18

  • 1952 KWGN TV channel 2 in Denver, Colorado (IND) begins broadcasting

Film Premiere

1959 "The Nun's Story" based on the novel by Kathryn Hulme, starring Audrey Hepburn premieres in Los Angeles

  • 1970 WJCL TV channel 22 in Savannah, GA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1988 Shooting begins on Bond film "License to Kill"
  • 1992 Sharon Belden, of Florida, 25, crowned Miss World USA
  • 2013 46th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center

Music History

2018 Cliff Richard wins privacy case against the BBC, for reporting he was being investigated over historic child sexual assaults

COVID-19 Pandemic

2020 Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Mumbai