AUGUST 13 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1899 – Alfred Hitchcock the English director and producer was born on the 13th August 1899 (died 1980).

1913 – First production in the UK of stainless steel on the 13th August 1913, by Harry Brearley.

1915 ~ JOHN FRAWLEY the Australian artist was born on the 13th August 1915. See John Frawley’s war artworks

1926 – Fidel Castro the 15th President of Cuba was born on the 13th August 1926.

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.

1972John 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

2007Californication the American television series was first broadcast on the 13th August 2007. Californication official website | YouTube video: Californication – Opening HD…

Today in History for August 13th ~ video presented by the Associated Press… 

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