Each day around 10:20 am and 2:20 pm we step into a time machine and take a look back. Who was born? What was going on in the world? What happened in music?

Today on July 18th

In 1980-Actress Kristen Bell was born! You know her as Veronica Mars or Anna from Frozen. She's 39 today!

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In 1996-Shaquille O’Neal left the Orlando Magic for a 7-year $120 M deal with the LA Lakers.

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In 1978-”You’re The One That I Want” by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John from the “Grease” soundtrack went certified platinum.

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And that's what happened today in history.