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 This day in History - March 18
401 Historic Events for March 18
1965

USSR launches Voshkod 2; Alexei Leonov makes 1st spacewalk (20 mins)

Event
1965

Farouk I, last King of Egypt (1936-52), dies at 45

Death
1966

Scott Paper begins selling paper dresses for $1

Event
1966

"Pousse Cafe" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 3 performances

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1966

General Suharto forms government in Indonesia

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1966

Jerry Cantrell, US rock guitarist (Alice in Chains-Dirt)

Birth
1967

Jimmy Blaine, singer (Stop the Music), dies at 42

Death
1967

Derrick Graham, NFL tackle (GB Packers, Car Panthers, Seat Seahawks)

Birth
1967

Beatles' "Penny Lane," single goes #1

Event
1967

Oil tanker Torrey Canyon hits a rock and spills oil

Event
1967

Andre Rison, NFL wide receiver (Cleve Browns, KC Chiefs)

Birth
1968

Congress repeals requirement for a gold reserve

Event
1968

WVER TV channel 28 in Rutland, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1968

WVTA TV channel 41 in Windsor, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1968

Manuel Gomez Carillo, composer, dies at 85

Death
1968

Joseph Ouellet, hockey forward (Team France 1998)

Birth
1968

Pat Terrell, NFL strong safety (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)

Birth
1969

Michael Dumas, NFL free safety (SD Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars)

Birth
1969

Sheila Taormina, 4X200m freestyle swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1969

Shaun Udal, cricketer (Hants off-spinner, England to Aust 1994-95)

Birth
1969

Barbara Bates, actress (Kathy-It's a Great Life), dies at 43

Death
1969

"Come Summer" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 7 performances

Event
1970

Queen Latifah, rap singer/actress (Khadijah James-Living Single)

Birth
1970

Sarah Thorsett, Winona Minn, 1.5k runner

Birth
1970

Michael Rapaport, actor (Zak-Zebrahead)

Birth