Stanley Kubrick's film is deliberately vague over Lolita's age. Kubrick commented, "I think that some people had the mental picture of a nine-year-old, but Lolita was twelve and a half in the book; Sue Lyon was thirteen." Actually, Lyon was 14 by the time filming started and 15 when it finished.
August 18, 1952 – Patrick Swayze, American actor, is born. Plays a pedophile in Donnie Darko (2001).
Aug 18, 2012 - Scott McKenzie, 73, dies. He was well-known for the 1967 hit San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair) written by his friend John Philips.
As factually shown in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Manson's Family members were drawn to Melcher's former house (then rented to Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski). And the murderers were targeting the Beach Boys and Melcher, if they could find them.
August 18, 2017 ~ Elizabeth Mary MacKean (b. November 30, 1964) was a British television reporter and presenter who died of a stroke on August 18, 2017 at age 52. She worked on the BBC's Newsnight programme and was the reporter on an exposé of Sir Jimmy Savile as a paedophile which was controversially cancelled by the BBC in December 2011. (Credit Thanassis Vembos)