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  • Damascus, Arkansas, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 18, 1980

    Atomic Bomb

    The Damascus Accident

    Damascus, Arkansas, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 18, 1980

    September 18–19, 1980: the Damascus Accident, occurred in Damascus, Arkansas, where a Titan missile equipped with a nuclear warhead exploded. The accident was caused by a maintenance man who dropped a socket from a socket wrench down an 80-foot (24 m) shaft, puncturing a fuel tank on the rocket. Leaking fuel resulted in a hypergolic fuel explosion, jettisoning the W-53 warhead beyond the launch site.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Friday Sep 18, 1998

    Jackie Chan

    Hollywood breakthrough

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Friday Sep 18, 1998

    Chan's first huge blockbuster success came when he co-starred with Chris Tucker in the 1998 buddy cop action comedy Rush Hour, grossing US$130 million in the United States alone.




  • U.S.
    Sunday Sep 18, 2011

    Netflix

    Intentions to start Qwikster

    U.S.
    Sunday Sep 18, 2011

    On September 18, 2011, Netflix announced its intentions to rebrand and restructure its DVD home media rental service as an independent subsidiary called Qwikster, separating DVD rental and streaming services. Andy Rendich, a 12-year Netflix veteran, was to be CEO of Qwikster. Qwikster would carry video games whereas Netflix did not. However, in October 2011, Netflix announced that it would retain its DVD service under the name Netflix and would not, in fact, create Qwikster for that purpose.




  • Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 18, 2013

    MacOS

    iOS 7

    Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 18, 2013

    Apple's new user interface design, using deep color saturation, text-only buttons, and a minimal, 'flat' interface, was debuted with iOS 7 in 2013.




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