On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 2008

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
Bill Murray

Famous Deaths

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

Person of interestTim Russert

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

Television Journalist Tim Russert
Television Journalist
Tim Russert

2008 Highlights

About June 13, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini