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 - Stevie Wonder
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Motown Records

1950: Singer-songwriter, musician and record producer Stevie Wonder, best known for hit songs such as  "Superstition," "Sir Duke," "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" and "I Just Called to Say I Love You," is born Stevland Hardaway Judkins in Saginaw, Mich. Signed to Motown's Tamla label at the age of 11, Wonder has since recorded more than 30 U.S. top 10 hits and received 22 Grammys, the most ever awarded to a male solo artist.

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