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  • Midvale, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Friday Oct 18, 1974

    Ted Bundy

    Melissa Anne Smith

    Midvale, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Friday Oct 18, 1974

    On October 18, Melissa Anne Smith—the 17-year-old daughter of the police chief of Midvale (another Salt Lake City suburb)—disappeared after leaving a pizza parlor. Her nude body was found in a nearby mountainous area nine days later. Postmortem examination indicated that she may have remained alive for up to seven days following her disappearance.




  • Rosemont, Illinois, U.S.
    Sunday Oct 18, 1998

    Dwayne Johnson

    Judgment Day: In Your House

    Rosemont, Illinois, U.S.
    Sunday Oct 18, 1998

    The Rock saw a big uptick in fan support during this time, causing him to be booked in a feud with fellow Nation members Mark Henry and D'Lo Brown, turning babyface in the process. Henry defeated him at Judgment Day: In Your House, after interference from Brown, effectively breaking up the stable.




  • Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
    Monday Oct 18, 1999

    Dwayne Johnson

    Rock and Mankind Lost the Titles

    Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
    Monday Oct 18, 1999

    Rock and Mankind lost the titles for last time to The Holly Cousins on the October 18, 1999 episode of Raw is War.




  • Burbank, California, U.S.
    Monday Oct 18, 2010

    Marvel Studios

    Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures acquired the distribution rights for The Avengers and Iron Man 3 from Paramount Pictures

    Burbank, California, U.S.
    Monday Oct 18, 2010

    On October 18, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures acquired the distribution rights for The Avengers and Iron Man 3 from Paramount Pictures with Paramount's logo and credit remaining on the films.




  • Burbank, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 18, 2011

    Amazon

    Amazon.com announced a partnership with DC Comics

    Burbank, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 18, 2011

    On October 18, 2011, Amazon.com announced a partnership with DC Comics for the exclusive digital rights to many popular comics, including Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Sandman, and Watchmen. The partnership has caused well-known bookstores like Barnes & Noble to remove these titles from their shelves.




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