Born on this Day in History: January 18, 1955 - Kevin Costner was born in Compton, California. He studied at California State University (1978), became an actor, and established a reputation in the critically acclaimed films Bull Durham (1988) and Field of Dreams (1989). He directed and starred in the epic film Dances With Wolves (1990), a major triumph which won seven Oscars. Further successes followed.
On this Day in History: January 18, 1990 - Washington DC mayor Marion Barry is arrested on cocaine possession charges at the Vista International Hotel, as he tokes on a glass crack pipe while being videotaped with his mistress Rasheeda.