Fun Facts

Araceli Lopez

On Oct. 13 in history:

1915 – Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 1 in the12th World Series

1950 – “All About Eve” directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and starring Bette Davis and Anne Baxter premieres (Best Picture 1951)

1960– Pirates walkoff against NY Yankees, 10-9, in game 7 of 57th World Series.

1963 – “Beatlemania” is coined after Beatles appear at Palladium

1993 – Mighty Ducks win their first NHL game.

Celebrity birthdays on Oct. 13:

1959 – Marie Osmond, American singer best known for covering the country ballad, “Paper Roses” and as the co-host of the 1976-1979 TV variety show, “Donny & Marie” with her brother Donny Osmond.

1962 – Jerry Rice, former American football player for the San Francisco 49ers, played for 20 seasons in the NFL, won three Super Bowl Rings, and is ranked in the Top 100 NFL’s Greatest Players.

1971 – Sacha Baron Cohen, English actor, comedian and writer, best known for starring in the HBO series “Da Ali G Show,” starring in the films “Borat” and “The Dictator.” Cohen is also married to the actress, Isla Fischer.

1980 – Ashanti, American singer, songwriter and actress, best known for her 2002 “Foolish,” her 2003 hit “Rock Wit U (Aww Baby),” and 2004’s “Only U.” She also starred in the 2006 feature film “John Tucker Must Die” and 2005’s “Coach Carter.”