On this day: May 13

POSTED: 10:30 PM PDT May 11, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 12, 2016 

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 - Mary Wells
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By 20th Century-Fox Records (Billboard page 13) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

1943: Singer-songwriter Mary Wells, one of Motown's first singing superstars best known for songs such as "My Guy," "You Beat Me to the Punch" and "Two Lovers," is born in Detroit, Michigan. She died of throat cancer at age 49 on July 26, 1992.


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