What Happened on June 13, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Single

"Viva la Vida" single released by Coldplay, - their 1st US No. 1, (Grammy Song of the Year)

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actor Bill Murray (57) divorces costume designer Jennifer Butler (42) due to abuse and infidelity after 10 years of marriage

Actor/Comedian Bill Murray
Actor/Comedian
Bill Murray

Famous Deaths

  • Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (b. 1926)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Tim Russert, American television host, NBC News Meet the Press moderator, dies at 58

Television Journalist Tim Russert
Television Journalist
Tim Russert