On this day: May 13

Published On: May 12 2013 12:30:59 AM CDT   Updated On: May 13 2014 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 - Let It Be
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1970: The Beatles film "Let It Be" premieres in New York City. The documentary captures the band rehearsing and recording songs for the album "Let It Be" in January 1969. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr collectively won an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score for the film.

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