July 18 in Pop Culture History
|July 18th is…
Insurance Nerd Day
Perfect Family Day
Sour Candy Day
1870 – The First Vatican Council decreed the dogma of papal infallibility.
1925 – Adolf Hitler published Mein Kampf.
#1 Hit July 18, 1960 – August 7, 1960: Brenda Lee – I’m Sorry
1968 – Intel was founded in Mountain View, California.
#1 Hit July 18, 1964 – July 31, 1964: The Four Seasons – Rag Doll
1969 – Off of Chappaquiddick Island, Senator Ted Kennedy from Massachusetts drove an Oldsmobile off a bridge and his passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne, died.
1976 – Nadia Comaneci became the first person in Olympic Games history to score a perfect 10 in gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
1986 – Aliens, Vamp and Pirates debuted in theaters.
1997 – George of the Jungle, Operation Condor and Nothing to Lose were released in theaters.
2001 – Jurassic Park III was released in theaters.
2003 – Bad Boys II and Johnny English debuted in theaters.
2008 – The Dark Knight, Space Chimps and Mamma Mia! were released in theaters.
2013 – The Government of Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, with approximately $20B in debt.
2014 – The Purge: Anarchy, Sex Tape and Planes: Fire & Rescue debuted in theaters.