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Today: June 18, 2024

Today is Tuesday. This is the 170th day of 2024. 46% of the year has passed. 196 days (54%) remain until the end of 2024.

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Facts

Basic facts about this date:

  • Week Number: We are currently in Week 25 of 2024.
  • Leap Year: 2024 is a leap year, which means that it will have 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Generation: People born in 2024 belong to the Gen Alpha generation.

On this day: June 18

Events that happened on June 18.

  • June 18, 1952: The Republic of Egypt is declared following the toppling of King Farouk.
  • June 18, 1961: The final episode of the Western drama series "Gunsmoke" is aired on radio.
  • June 18, 1965: The United Kingdom announces that it will be bringing in a drink-driving limit.
  • June 18, 1972:
    • 118 people are killed when British European Airways Flight 548 crashes in Surrey shortly after taking off.
    • West Germany win the UEFA Euro 1972 Final with a 3-0 victory over the Soviet Union.
  • June 18, 1976: The East Area Rapist (Joseph James DeAngelo) carries out his first attack in Rancho Cordova, Sacramento.
  • June 18, 1978: Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer murders Steven Mark Hicks.
  • June 18, 1981: US Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart announces that he will be retiring in July.
  • June 18, 1982:
    • A postal clerk discovers the body of "God's Banker" Roberto Calvi hanging underneath Blackfriars Bridge in London.
    • Argentine military dictator Leopoldo Galtieri resigns.
  • June 18, 1983: Iranian Baháʼí Mona Mahmudnizhad and nine other women are sentenced to death and executed in Iran because of their faith.
  • June 18, 1984:
    • Battle of Orgreave: Large-scale violence breaks out between police and pickets at the UK miners' strike in South Yorkshire, England.
    • Talk show host Alan Berg is murdered by a white nationalist group called The Order outside of his home in Denver.
  • June 18, 1991: Bryan Adams releases his single: (Everything I Do) I Do It for You.
  • June 18, 1992: Australian singer Peter Allen dies from AIDS.
  • June 18, 1993: The movie Last Action Hero (1993), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, is released in cinemas. .
  • June 18, 1994: Loughinisland massacre: The UVF murders six civilians at a Catholic pub in County Down, Northern Ireland.
  • June 18, 1999: 16 people are arrested after an anti-capitalism protest in London turns violent.
  • June 18, 2003:
    • Google launches the advertising program "Adsense".
    • Real Madrid announce that they will be signing Manchester United winger David Beckham.
  • June 18, 2004: NBA: The LA Lakers announce that coach Phil Jackson will be stepping down from his position.
  • June 18, 2005: Actor David Tennant makes his first appearance as the new Doctor Who.
  • June 18, 2007: Nine firefighters die in a fire at the Sofa Super Store in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • June 18, 2009: Republican Governor Mark Sanford goes missing.
  • June 18, 2010:
    • Rapper Eminem releases his album "Recovery".
    • Toy Story 3 (2010) is released.
  • June 18, 2013:
    • Russia bans same-sex couples from adopting children.
    • Danielle Bradbery wins the fourth season of The Voice.
  • June 18, 2018:
    • US President Donald Trump orders the creation of the United States Space Force.
    • 21-year-old rapper Jimmy Wopo is shot dead in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    • Rapper XXXTentacion is shot dead outside of a motorcycle dealership in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
    • Big City Greens premieres on the Disney Channel.
  • June 18, 2019: Two 14-year-old boys are found guilty of the murder of Ana Kriegel in Ireland.
  • June 18, 2022:
    • Heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury is refused entry to the United States due to his links with Irish crime boss Daniel Kinahan.
    • The price of Bitcoin falls under $20,000.
  • June 18, 2023: Golf: Wyndham Clark wins the US Open.

Is it that long ago already?

One week has already passed since June 11, 2024:

  • Hunter Biden is found guilty at his federal gun trial.
  • It is reported that the Biden administration plans to ban medical debt from credit reports.
  • Elon Musk drops his legal case against OpenAI.

One month has passed since May 18, 2024:

  • Boxing: Oleksandr Usyk defeats Tyson Fury via split decision.

Half a year has passed since December 18, 2023:

  • US Steel agrees to sell itself to a Japanese company.
  • Actor Jonathan Majors is dropped by Marvel after he is found guilty of assaulting his former girlfriend.
  • Parenting advice YouTuber Ruby Franke pleads guilty to child abuse.

Nine months have passed since September 18, 2023:

  • Iran and the United States hold a prisoner swap.
  • Japan says that one in 10 of its residents are now 80 years of age or older.
  • Further women come forward with allegations about Russell Brand.
  • Canada accuses India of killing Canadian Sikh activist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
  • Former NFL player Sergio Brown is reported missing after his mother is found dead in Maywood, Illinois.

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Events

What has happened lately?

Notable events that happened close to June 18, 2024.

  • May 19, 2024:
    • Soccer: Manchester City win their fourth Premier League title in a row after beating West Ham 3-1 in the final game of the season.
    • Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi dies in a helicopter crash near Varzaqan, Iran.
    • Soccer: Jürgen Klopp manages his last Liverpool game.
  • May 20, 2024:
    • The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court applies for arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar for war crimes.
    • Soccer: Liverpool officially announces Arne Slot as their new manager.
    • Seafood restaurant chain "Red Lobster" files for bankruptcy.
    • Scarlett Johansson accuses AI company ChatGPT of using her voice after she refused to give them permission.
  • May 21, 2024:
    • Soccer: Mauricio Pochettino leaves Chelsea.
    • Soccer: German midfielder Toni Kroos announces that he will be retiring after Euro 2024.
  • May 22, 2024:
    • UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak calls a snap election for July 4th.
    • Soccer: Italian side Atalanta win the Europa League by defeating Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 and ending their 51-game unbeaten run.
    • Nine people are killed after a stage collapses during a presidential candidate's campaign rally in San Pedro, Mexico.
    • Five people are killed by tornadoes in Iowa.
    • Ireland, Norway, and Spain formally recognize a Palestinian state.
  • May 23, 2024:
    • China begins conducting military drills around Taiwan.
    • The police raid Sean Kingston's home over fraud allegations.
    • Super Size Me director Morgan Spurlock dies from complications of cancer at the age of 53.
  • May 24, 2024:
    • Soccer: Barcelona sack Xavi one month after asking him to stay as manager.
    • UK politics: Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is expelled from the party after he decides to run as an independent.
    • The International Court of Justice orders Israel to halt its military offensive in Rafah.
    • Soccer: It is reported that Manchester United are planning on sacking manager Erik ten Hag regardless of the FA Cup final outcome.
    • 2,000 people are feared to be buried alive after a landslide occurs in Papua New Guinea.
    • The film "Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga" is released.
  • May 25, 2024:
    • Soccer: Manchester United win the 2024 FA Cup after beating Manchester City 2-1 in the final.
    • Rapper Nicki Minaj is arrested in the Netherlands for drug possession.
    • Professional golfer Grayson Murray commits suicide at the age of 30.
    • General Hospital Johnny Wactor is shot dead during a suspected robbery in Los Angeles.
  • May 26, 2024:
    • Dozens of people are killed after Israel carries out an airstrike on a camp for displaced Palestinians in Rafah.
    • Josef Newgarden wins the 2024 Indianapolis 500.
  • May 27, 2024:
    • Baseball: It is announced that MLB umpire Ángel Hernández is set to retire after three decades.
    • NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton dies at the age of 71.
  • May 28, 2024: Pope Francis apologizes for using an offensive homophobic slur during a meeting with bishops.
  • May 29, 2024:
    • Soccer: Vincent Kompany becomes the new coach of Bayern Munich.
    • The jury begins deliberating in Donald Trump's "hush money" trial.
    • Temperatures in Delhi, India, reach 52.3 degrees Celsius (126°F).
  • May 30, 2024: Former US President Donald Trump is found guilty of 34 charges of falsifying business records.
  • May 31, 2024:
    • Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton dies following an attack in prison.
    • Boxing: Mike Tyson's fight against Jake Paul is postponed after he suffers an ulcer flare-up.
    • Eminem releases the single "Houdini".
  • June 1, 2024:
    • Soccer: Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after beating Dortmund 2-0 in the final.
    • Boxing: Zhilei Zhang knocks out Deontay Wilder.
    • UFC 302: Islam Makhachev defeats Dustin Poirier.
    • Soccer: José Mourinho becomes the new manager of Turkish Süper Lig club Fenerbahçe.
    • Instagram begins trialing unskippable ads.
  • June 3, 2024:
    • Claudia Sheinbaum becomes Mexico's first female president.
    • Soccer: Kylian Mbappé joins Real Madrid.
    • Former NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies during a congressional hearing on the origins of COVID-19.
    • British bank Standard Chartered is accused of helping to fund terrorists.
    • Hunter Biden's gun trial begins in Delaware.
    • Soccer: Enzo Maresca becomes the new manager of Chelsea.
  • June 4, 2024:
    • US President Joe Biden announces restrictions to curb migrant crossings at the US-Mexico border.
    • Indian PM Narendra Modi declares victory in the 2024 India elections.
  • June 6, 2024:
    • A federal judge orders Donald Trump's former strategist, Steve Bannon, to report to prison by July 1st.
    • Gilgo Beach serial killer suspect Rex Heuermann is charged with two more murders.
  • June 7, 2024:
    • The horror film "The Watchers" is released.
    • The 2024 Irish local and European Parliament elections are held.
    • Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak steps down after 41 years.
    • The film "Hit Man" is released on Netflix.
    • The film "Bad Boys: Ride or Die" is released.
  • June 9, 2024: French President Emmanuel Macron announces a surprising snap legislative election following the results of the 2024 European Parliament election.
  • June 10, 2024:
    • Apple announces that it is bringing the ChatGPT AI to iPhones.
    • The jurors in Hunter Biden's gun case begin deliberating.
    • Malawian vice president Saulos Chilima dies in a plane crash in Chikangawa Forest Reserve in Mzimba District.
  • June 11, 2024:
    • Hunter Biden is found guilty at his federal gun trial.
    • It is reported that the Biden administration plans to ban medical debt from credit reports.
    • Elon Musk drops his legal case against OpenAI.
  • June 13, 2024: The US Supreme Court rejects a challenge to restrict access to the abortion drug mifepristone.
  • June 14, 2024:
    • UEFA Euro 2024 kicks off in Germany.
    • The G7 agrees a $50bn loan for Ukraine from frozen Russian assets.
    • Germany defeat Scotland 5-1 in the opening game of Euro 2024.
    • Basketball: Charles Barkley announces that he will be retiring at the end of the 2024–25 NBA season.
    • A judge orders the liquidation of Alex Jones' personal assets.
    • Ukraine War: Vladimir Putin's ceasefire terms are immediately rejected for being unreasonable.
  • This date: June 18, 2024
  • June 28, 2024: The film "A Quiet Place: Day One" is released.
  • July 3, 2024: Despicable Me 4 is released.
  • July 14, 2024: The UEFA Euro 2024 final takes place.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 18, 2024, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2024 is the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 18, 2024 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on June 18.

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

Singer
Born on June 18, 1942
He is 82 years old today.

Nathan Morris

Nathan Morris

Boyz II Men
Born on June 18, 1971
He is 53 years old today.

Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton

Singer
Born on June 18, 1976
He is 48 years old today.

Melanie Iglesias

Melanie Iglesias

Model
Born on June 18, 1987
She is 37 years old today.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Soccer player
Born on June 18, 1989
He is 35 years old today.

Takeoff

Takeoff

Rapper Deceased
Born on June 18, 1994
He would have turned 30 years old today.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • If your baby is due on June 18, 2024, then the date of conception was probably around September 26, 2023.
  • A baby that is conceived on June 18, 2024, will be due around March 11, 2025.

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