1899 – Alfred Hitchcock the English director and producer was born on the 13th August 1899 (died 1980).
1951 – Dan Fogelberg the American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and composer was born on the 13th August 1951 (died 2007).
1952 – Herb Ritts the American photographer was born on the 13th August 1952 (died 2002).
1958 – Feargal Sharkey the Irish singer was born on the 13th August 1958.
1969 – The Apollo 11 astronauts were released from a 3 week quarantine on the 13th August 1969, to enjoy a ticker tape parade in New York, New York. That evening, at a state dinner in Los Angeles, California, they were awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Richard Nixon.
1972 ~ John Safran the Australian documentary maker and radio broadcaster was born in Melbourne on the 13th August 1972. Official website: www.JohnSafran.com | Facebook official page: www.facebook.com/JohnSafran | Twitter verified: www.Twitter.com/JohnSafran | instagram: www.instagram.com/JohnSafran
Today in History for August 13th ~ video presented by the Associated Press…