(Saturday, October 13, 1973) — New York Dolls by the New York Dolls peaked at #116 on today’s Billboard 200 albums chart. The track “Personality Crisis” was ranked number 271 on Rolling Stone‘s list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.
(Saturday, October 13, 1973) — “Higher Ground” by Stevie Wonder peaked at #4 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked the song #265 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Video: 'Paul McCartney Press Conference Paris 1993'
(Wednesday, October 13, 1993) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney held a news conference today before his show at Palais Omnisports de Bercy in Paris, France, on the 14th stop (and 21st show) of the second European leg of his The New World Tour.
Video: '1903 World Series Game 1: Pirates vs Americans/Red Sox'
(Tuesday, October 13, 1903) — The Boston Americans (now Boston Red Sox) today won the 1903 World Series, the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 at Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds in Boston, in the eighth and deciding game. It would be the first of seven World Series victories by the Boston Red Sox organization (1903-2007).
Video: 'Archived Video - The First 160 Years of B'nai B'rith (1843 - 2003)' (Oct. 13, 1843, at 1:30)
(Friday, October 13, 1843) — B’nai B’rith, the oldest Jewish service organization in the world, was founded today in Aaron Sinsheimer’s café in New York City’s Lower East Side by 12 recent German Jewish immigrants to organize Jews of the local community to confront “the deplorable condition of Jews in this, our newly adopted country.”