On This Day — July 13


July 13 is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 171 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday (58 in 400 years each) than on Saturday or Sunday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Thursday (56).

Important historical events include in 2003, French DGSE personnel aborted an operation to rescue Colombian politician Íngrid Betancourt from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, causing a political scandal when details were leaked to the press six days later.

Other historical incidents occurring on the day are in 1962, in an unprecedented action, British Prime Minister Harold Macmillandismissed seven members of his Cabinet.

Also, in 1973 – Watergate scandal: Under questioning by Senate investigators, White House deputy chief of staff Alexander Butterfield revealed the existence of a secret taping system in the Oval Office.

Patrick Stewart turns… 77
Profession: Theatre Legend + X-Men Actor
Awards: Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role x2

Harrison Ford turns… 75
Profession: Indiana Jones Lead
Awards: Academy Award for Best Actor nomination x1

Ashley Scott turns… 40
Profession: Actress
Awards: N/A

Colton Haynes turns… 29
Profession: Teen Wolf Actor
Awards: N/A

Tulisa turns… 28
Profession: Singer + Former X Factor Judge
Awards: N/A

Happy Birthday to all July 12th babies from the Gossip Life!

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