What Happened on December 13, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"A Beautiful Mind" based on the bio by Sylvia Nasar, directed by Ron Howard and starring Russell Crowe premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 2002)

  • the Indian Parliament Sansad is attacked by terrorists. 15 people are killed, including all the terrorists.

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (26) divorces assistant film director Jim Threapleton (28) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 years of marriage

Actress Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet

Famous Deaths

  • Chuck Schuldiner, American musician (Death) (b. 1967)