On this day: May 13

Published On: May 12 2013 12:30:59 AM CDT   Updated On: May 13 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

America declares war on Mexico, The Beatles film "Let It Be" premieres, Pope John Paul II survives an assassination attempt, and Tipper Gore doesn't like what she hears, all on this day.

OTD May 13 - Robert Pattinson
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1986: Actor Robert Pattinson, best known for playing vampire Edward Cullen in the "Twilight Saga" movies, is born in London, England. Pattinson has also starred in movies such as "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," "Remember Me" and "Water for Elephants."

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