Pop Culture Madness!
January Trivia
February Trivia
March Trivia
April Trivia
May Trivia
June Trivia
July Trivia
August Trivia
September Trivia
October Trivia
November Trivia
December Trivia


November 13th History

Click for the November Date
Thanksgiving
 

November 13th In Pop Culture History

"On November 13, Felix Unger was asked to remove himself from his place of residence; that request came from his wife. Deep down, he knew she was right, but he also knew that some day he would return to her. With nowhere else to go, he appeared at the home of his friend, Oscar Madison."
-Announcer, The Odd Couple

1789 - Ben Franklin wrote "nothing is certain, but death and taxes" in a letter to Jean Baptiste Le Roy.

1841 - James Braid first saw a demonstration of animal magnetism, which leads to his study of the subject he eventually calls Hypnotism.

1855 - A proposal for a tunnel under the English Channel was announced by French engineer M. Loèpold Favre, to connect Boulogne to Dover.

1927 - The Holland Tunnel opened to traffic as the first Hudson River vehicle tunnel linking New Jersey to New York City.

1940 - Walt Disney released Fantasia, an film experience mixing animation and classical music, at New York's Broadway Theatre.

1942 - US President Franklin D. Roosevelt lowered the minimum draft age from 21 to 18.

1947 - The Soviet Union completes development of the AK-47.

1954 - #1 Hit November 13, 1954 - December 3, 1954: Eddie Fisher - I Need You Now

1956 - The US Supreme Court of the United States declareed Alabama laws requiring segregated buses illegal, thus ending the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

1970 (Cyclone) East Pakistan (Bangladesh) killed approximately 500,000 people.

1971 - Mariner 9 was the first spacecraft to orbit another planet, reaching Mars.

1976 - #1 Hit November 13, 1976 - January 7, 1977: Rod Stewart - Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)

1980 - US spacecraft Voyager 1 sent back first close-up pictures of Saturn.

1982 - The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a monument consisting of two black granite walls engraved with the names of 58,272 US soldiers that did not return from Vietnam, was dedicated in Washington D.C.

1982 - Ray Mancini defeats Duk Koo Kim in a boxing match held in Las Vegas. Kim later died on November 17.

1985 (Volcano Eruption) Nevado del Ruiz, Columbia - over 23,000 people were killed.

1994 - Sweden agreed to join European Union

1997 - Broadway Show - The Lion King (Musical) November 13, 1997 at the New Amsterdam Theater on Broadway.

2008 - Broadway Show - Billy Elliot the Musical (Musical) November 13, 2008

2010 - #1 Hit November 13, 2010 - November 19, 2010: Kesha - We R Who We R

November 13th
Celebrity Birthdays

Mogwai (Goblin) Rules...

Monique Coleman (1980)
Chros Noth (1954)
Jibbs 'Jovan Campbell ' (1990)
Garry Marshall (1934)
Joe Mantegna (1947)
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850)
Rachel Bilson (1981)
Whoopi Goldberg (1955)
Sean McCabe (1972-2000, Age 27)
1) Keep it away from bright light.
2) Don't get any water on it.
3) Never, never ever feed it after midnight.

 



Pop Culture News

PopCultureMadness.com is the center of the Pop Culture Madness network - your complete trivia and entertainment news resource.
Our motto: "All The Pop Culture News That Fits, We Print!"

The websites of the PCM Network add more information every day. Well, semi-regularly. If you don't see a link for what you're looking for, then it's your responsibility to write something up, and send it in.
Everything else © copyright 1999-2017 Pop Culture Madness, unless stated otherwise.

By the way, PCM does NOT allow frequent Pop up ads, Pop under ads, or sneaky spyware. Nor do we link to sites that have excessive Pop-ups, spyware or inappropriate (all ages) material. If you find one, please let us know and they are toast!

pop, as in 'popular' :(adjective) Pertaining to the common people, or the people as a whole as distinguished from any particular class.
Having characteristics attributed to the common people and intended for or suited to ordinary people.

culture:(noun) That which is excellent in the arts.
A particular stage of civilization. The behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethnic, or age group.

madness: (noun) The state of being mad. insanity, senseless folly, intense excitement or enthusiasm.

Privacy Statement/Contact

TL;DR - Privacy Statement: We will not sell, give or share any personal information, including e-mail addresses, of any of our visitors to anyone outside of Pop Culture Madness. com or our affiliated network sites. We do not accept any stealth or spyware advertisers or third party sponsors of such programs. Pop Culture Madness. com and affiliated sites do not send spam, offer get-rich-quick schemes, offer or suggest "enhancement" devices or medications via e-mail.

For purposes of Review, we often (usually) get samples, press access and other 'inside information.'
Take that into account when you read a positive (or negative) Review, on PCM or anywhere on the internet.

PCM does use third-party advertising companies, such as google, to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies,
click here.