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 This day in History - February 18
418 Historic Events for February 18
1952

Veronica "Randy" Crawford, US vocalist (One Day I'll Fly Away)

Birth
1952

Juice Newton, [Judy Cohen], Virginia, vocalist (Angel of the Morning)

Birth
1952

4th Emmy Awards: Red Skelton, Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca wins

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1953

Nico Arzbach, rock guitarist/singer (Stampei, Dike)

Birth
1953

Derek Pellicci, rock drummer (Little River Band-Help Is On It's Way)

Birth
1953

"Bwana Devil," the 1st 3-D movie, opened in New York

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1953

Robin Bachman, Winnipeg, guitarist (BTO-You Aint Seen Nothing Yet)

Birth
1953

KOLN TV channel 10 in Lincoln, NB (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1953

Premiere of 1st 3-D feature film-"Bwana Devil" (NYC)

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1953

"Maggie" opens at National Theater NYC for 5 performances

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1954

John Travolta, Englewood NJ, actor (Welcome Back Kotter, Pulp Fiction)

Birth
1955

Baghdad Pact signed, making Turkey and Iraq a defense alliance

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1956

Gustave Charpentier, French opera composer (Louise), dies at 95

Death
1957

Marita Koch, German DR, 400m sprinter (Oly-gold-1980)

Birth
1957

Vanna White, [Rosich], N Myrtle Beach SC, TV host (Wheel of Fortune)

Birth
1957

Henry N Russell, co-author (temperature-luminosity graph), dies

Death
1958

Peter Koech, Kiliburani Kenya, 3K steeplechaser (Olympic-silver-1988)

Birth
1959

Alfred Alessandrescu, composer, dies at 65

Death
1959

Eric Zeisl, composer, dies at 53

Death
1959

Jaroslav Kvapil, composer, dies at 66

Death
1960

Roger Wijesuriya, cricketer (bowling avg 294 in 4 Tests for Sri Lanka)

Birth
1960

Walter O'Malley, LA Dodger owner, purchases Chavez Ravine for $494,000

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1960

Andy Moog, NHL goalie (Oilers, Bruins, Olympics-Canada-1988)

Birth
1960

Greta Scacchi, Milan Italy, actress (Coca-Cola Kid, White Mischief)

Birth
1960

8th Winter Olympic games open in Squaw Valley, Colo

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