On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 2008

Historical Events

Music Single

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

Famous Divorces

Bill Murray

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

Famous Deaths

  • Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (Social Democratic Party of Austria), dies at 82

Tim Russert

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


2008 Highlights

About June 13, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini