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 - Dennis Rodman
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1961: Basketball Hall of Fame forward Dennis Rodman, who won five NBA titles with the Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls, is born in Trenton, New Jersey. He earned NBA All-Defensive First Team honors seven times and was voted NBA Defensive Player of the Year twice. Rodman, who also played for the San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks, led the NBA in rebounds per game for a record seven consecutive seasons between 1991-92 and 1997-98.


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