What Happened on July 19, 2013

Historical Events

  • 20 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Diyala, Iraq

Album Release

Selena Gomez releases her debut solo studio album "Stars Dance"

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Trautmann, German soccer goalkeeper (Manchester City 508 games; FWA Footballer of the Year 1956), dies from heart failure at 89
  • Mel Smith, English comedian and author, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Phil Woosnam, Welsh soccer striker, manager (Wales 17 caps, USA manager 1968), dies from prostate cancer and Alzheimer's disease at 90
  • Poncie Ponce, American actor (Kazuo Kim-Hawaiian Eye), dies from heart failure at 80

About July 19, 2013

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 8 months and 7 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: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke/Ti/Pharrell