KUWAIT, Nov 18 (KUNA) -- 1955 -- Ash Sharqiya movie theater inaugurates near the Amiri Hospital. It had a capacity of 1,800 seats.
1960 -- Kuwait joins the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
1961 -- The Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah decrees law on amending some articles of the in relation to the National Flag.
1963 -- The Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah decrees law on establishing the Supreme Defense Council provided that it should be presided by the Prime Minister, be in charge of higher defense affairs, safeguarding the country's safety and supervising the armed forces.
2006 -- The 'Ar Rai' daily of Jassem Boudai hits the stands. At the same day, 'As Rai Al Aam' of Abdulaziz Al-Musaeed stopped publishing.
2008 -- Neurosurgeon and Radiologist Dr. Hassan Khaja of Ibn Sina Hospital conducta a delicate surgery at the bottom of the brain, in which a tube was implanted for a female patient who suffered from severe headache, weak eyesight and amnesia with the tube being connected to a valve for getting out liquid of the secretions of a benign tumor.
2013 -- The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), in cooperation with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), kick start the Afro-Asian Women's Sports Forum with the participation of 100 countries.
2015 -- Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) launches first smart buoy, monitoring marine ecosystem.
2016 -- Kuwait National Council for Culture, Arts, and Letters (NCCAL) finds a piece of artifact dating back 7,300 years ago at Al-Subiya area. (end) gta