2013 Newspaper Headlines
The year 2013 brought news that shocked the nation, brought hope to the public and entertainment that has been providing happiness ever since. To begin, a 2013 newspaper from February would include observations and details from the trial which saw previous record holder and role model Oscar Pistorius accused of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
May 2013 newspaper headlines brought some good news, including the discovery of human stem cell cloning, with dramatic and significant implications for the future of medicine. One of the most talked about events from 2013 was the enjoyment brought by the film ‘Frozen’. Starring Kristen Bell, the movie is the highest-grossing animated film of all time. For more important events from the year 2013 see our breakdown in the table below.
2nd January 2013
NFL legend, Ray Lewis announces he will retire at the end of the playoffs.
17th January 2013
Syrian army forces in Homs massacre 106 people.
11th February 2013
Pope Benedict XVI announces his resignation from February 28th and becomes the first pope to resign since 1145.
14th February 2013
South African amputee sprinter, Oscar Pistorius is charged with the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.
10th March 2013
Burmese politician, Aung San Suu Kyi is re-elected leader of the Burmese National League for Democracy.
14th April 2013
Prime Minster of Canada, Justin Trudeau, son of long-serving Canadian Prime Minster, Pierre Trudeau, is elected the Liberal Party leader of Canada.
16th May 2013
Human stem cells are successfully cloned.
5th June 2013
NSA Contractor, Edward Snowden leaks NSA documents published by the Guardian Newspaper in the UK.
12th July 2013
Human Rights Activist, Malala Yousafzai addresses the United Nations and calls for worldwide access to education.
12th August 2013
Boston gangster, Whitey Bulger is found guilty of 31 of 32 counts and is found to have been involved in 11 murders.
21st September 2013
A series of attacks across Iraq result in 100 people killed.
27th November 2013
Starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, “Frozen”, the highest-grossing animated film of all time is released.
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