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 This day in History - January 18
373 Historic Events for January 18
1980

Cecil Beaton, British photographer, dies at 76

Death
1980

Studio 54 owners Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager sentenced to 3« years in prison for tax evasion and fined $20,000

Event
1980

Gold reaches $1,000 an oz

Event
1980

Pink Floyd's "Wall" hits #1

Event
1981

Latoya Farley, Miss Oklahoma Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1981

Wendy O Williams arrested in Milwaukee for on-stage obscenity

Event
1981

Iran accepts US offer of $7.9 billion in frozen assets

Event
1981

Kimberly Gloudemans, Miss California Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1982

Ram¢n (J) Sender (Garc‚s), Spanish writer, dies at 79

Death
1982

Burnet Corwin Tuthill, US composer (Laurentia), dies at 93

Death
1982

Trent Lehman, actor (Butch-Nanny and the Professor), dies at 20

Death
1983

IOC restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals 70 years after they were taken from him for being paid $25 in semipro baseball

Event
1984

80th Islander and 3rd dual hat trick (Carroll and Bossy) 9-1 win

Event
1984

Malcolm H Kerr, 9th pres of American U of Beirut, shot dead

Death
1985

Wilfrid Brambell, actor (Hard Day's Night, Boys), dies at 72

Death
1985

Mahmoud Taha, Sudanese Moslem leader, hanged at 76

Death
1985

US renounces jurisdiction of World Court despite previous promise

Event
1986

NY Lotto pays $30.5 million to one winner (#s are 19-20-27-34-41-46)

Event
1986

AIDS charity record "That's What Friends are For," hits #1

Event
1986

24th Space Shuttle (61-C) Mission-Columbia 7-returns to Earth

Event
1986

Claire James, actress (Jack Armstrong), dies

Death
1987

11th Soap Opera Digest Poll Awards - Days of Our Live wins

Event
1988

Airliner crashes in SW China, killing all 108 on board

Event
1989

Candace Thomas marries Steve Garvey

Event
1989

Bruce Chatwin, British writer, dies at 49

Death