On this day: June 13

Published On: Jun 11 2013 12:43:07 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 13 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Beatles score their last No. 1 hit in America, the New York Times begins printing the Pentagon Papers, Pioneer 10 bids adieu to the Solar System, and Michael Jackson is found not guilty, all on this day.

OTD June 13 - Mehmet Ali Agca
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2000: After serving almost 20 years of a life sentence, Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish gunman who tried to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981, is pardoned by Italian president Carlo Azeglio Ciampi at the pope's request. Agca was deported to Turkey, where he was imprisoned for a murder and two bank raids he committed in the 1970s. He was released from prison in January 2010, after almost 29 years behind bars in Italy and Turkey.

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