What Happened on January 30, 2013

Historical Events

  • South Korea successfully launches its rocket Naro-1 which was carrying a scientific satellite

The Americans Premieres

TV spy drama "The Americans" created by Joe Weisberg, starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys premieres on FX

Famous Deaths

  • Patty Andrews, American pop and swing jazz singer (The Andrews Sisters - "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"; "Rum and Coca-Cola"), dies at 94
  • Thorkell Sigurbj√∂rnsson, Icelandic composer, dies at 74

About January 30, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Thrift Shop - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
  • UK #1 Song: Get Up (Rattle) - Bingo Players Ft. Far East Movement