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It happened on a… April 13

2019

Gregg Popovich surpasses Lenny Wilkens to became the all-time winningest coach in NBA history with his 1,413th win.

BTS is the first K-pop band to perform on US TV show “Saturday Night Live”.

2015

“Avengers: Age of Ultron”, directed by Joss Whedon, starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner, premieres in Los Angeles.

1984

Montreal fans welcome Pete Rose in his first game as an Expo; he hits a double – his 4,000th career hit – against his former teammates, the Philadelphia Phillies.

1971

The Rolling Stones released ‘Brown Sugar’ the first record on their own label, Rolling Stones Records, which introduces the infamous licking- tongue and lips logo.

1970

Apollo 13 announces “Okay, Houston, we’ve had a problem here”, as Beech-built oxygen tank explodes en route to Moon

1965

The Beatles record their single “Help”.

1964

Sidney Poitier became the first black to win an Oscar for best actor. It was for his role in the movie “Lilies of the Field.”

1870

The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded in New York City.

1742

George Frideric Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” performed for the 1st time at New Music Hall in Dublin.

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