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October 13th 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.

October 13, 1961 Birthday (fictional) Fox Mulder, The X-Files, TV

1963 (Volcano Eruption) Kuril Islands

1979 - #1 Hit October 13, 1979 - October 19, 1979: Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough

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

1990 - #1 Hit October 13, 1990 - October 19, 1990: George Michael - Praying 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.

October 13, 1994 Birthday (fictional) Beverly Crusher, Star Trek: The Next Generation, TV

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.

October 13th Celebrity Birthdays

Klingon For Dummies...

Kate Walsh (1967)
Ashanti 'Ashanti Douglas' (1980)
Paul Simon (1941)
Kira Reed (1971)
Lenny Bruce (1925)
Killer 'Walter' Kowalski (1926)
Marie Osmond (1959)
Sammy Hagar (1947)
"hoD"  (Hawd) - Captain

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