Video: 'Howards End' trailer
(Friday, March 13, 1992) — , a film about class relations in turn-of-the-20th-century England, opened today in U.S. theaters, including the Fine Arts in New York. Howards End
Directed by James Ivory, the film starred Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter and Emma Thompson. It would go on to receive nine Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture.
Video: Rick Santorum on House banking scandal (1992, part 1)
(Friday, March 13, 1992) — The U.S. House of Representatives, trying to weather a politically embarrassing firestorm, voted unanimously today to publicly identify 355 current and former members who had overdrawn their accounts at the House bank. Continue reading House votes to list names of 355 who wrote bad checks 20 years ago today (1992)
(Saturday, March 13, 1982) — by The Police peaked at #11 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Spirits in the Material World
(Saturday, March 13, 1982) — by ABBA peaked at #27 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. When All Is Said and Done
Video: Fugitive Slave Act
(Thursday, March 13, 1862, during the American Civil War) — U.S. President Abraham Lincoln signed a measure today prohibiting Union military officers from returning fugitive slaves to their owners, effectively superseding the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850.