On This Day in the 90's
- East and West Germany sign a monetary union treaty
- In France, a modified TGV train achieves a new rail world speed record of 515.3 km/h
- 27-year-old Helen Sharman becomes the first Briton in Space, as a passenger aboard the Soviet Soyuz TM-12
- Jessica Watson born (Australian sailor)
- KISS released the album "Alive III"
- "Braveheart" directed by Mel Gibson and starring Mel Gibson and Sophie Marceau premieres at the Seattle Film Festival
- Elizabeth Montgomery, actress (Bewitched), dies of cancer at 62
- 41st Eurovision Song Contest: Eimear Quinn for Ireland wins singing "The Voice" in Oslo
- Heavyweight boxer Tommy Morrison (27) married Dawn Freeman
- The United States Department of Justice and 20 U.S. states file an antitrust case against Microsoft
- "Millennium" 3rd studio album by Backstreet Boys is released
...and THAT's what happend on May 18, during the 90's!