October 13 in Pop Culture History

13October 13 in Pop Culture History

1773 – The Whirlpool Galaxy, almost 25 million light years away, was discovered by Charles Messier.

1775 – The United States Continental Congress ordered the establishment of the Continental Navy (later renamed the United States Navy).

1843 – B’nai B’rith was founded in New York City.

1917 – The 10 minute “Miracle of the Sun” was witnessed by an estimated 70,000 people in the Cova da Iria in Fátima, Portugal.

1958 – Paddington Bear made his debut in A Bear Called Paddington.

1963 (Volcano Eruption) Kuril Islands

1979 – #1 Hit October 13, 1979 – October 19, 1979: Michael JacksonDon’t Stop ’til You Get Enough

1984 – #1 Hit October 13, 1984 – November 2, 1984: Stevie WonderI Just Called to Say I Love You

1990 – #1 Hit October 13, 1990 – October 19, 1990: George MichaelPraying For Time

1991- Jennifer Lopez joined the cast of In Living Color as a Fly Girl. Jamie Foxx, Steve Park and Shawn Wayans are also added to the cast.

2010 – The 2010 Copiapo mining accident in Copiapo, Chile ended as all 33 miners came to the surface after surviving a record 69 days underground.

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