What Happened on July 13, 2013

Historical Events

  • #BlackLivesMatter created in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman on trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin
  • 18 people are killed and 40 are injured after a gravel truck collides with a bus in Podolsk, Russia
  • Ten people are killed after a bus crash in Minas Gerais, Brazil

Famous Weddings

Halle Berry

"Catwoman" actress Halle Berry (46) weds actor Olivier Martinez (47) at Chateau des Conde in Vallery, France

Jimmy Kimmel

TV host Jimmy Kimmel (45) weds co-head writer Molly McNearney in Ojai, California

Famous Deaths

Cory MonteithCory Monteith (1982-2013)

Canadian actor and singer (Glee; Monte Carlo), dies of heroin and alcohol overdose at 31

  • Laurie Ann Frink, American big band jazz trumpeter and educator, dies of cancer at 61 [1]
2013 Highlights

About July 13, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
  • UK #1 Song: Love Me Again - John Newman