What Happened on June 10, 1996

Historical Events

Music City News Awards

30th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson wins

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Toledo, Ohio, on WBUZ 106.5 FM

Event of Interest

Intel releases 200 mhz pentium chip

  • Stanley Cup Final, Miami Arena, Miami, FA: Uwe Krupp's unassisted goal in triple-OT gives Colorado Avalanche a 1-0 win over Florida Panthers and a 4 game series sweep

Film & TV History

Variety talk show "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" hosted by Rosie O'Donnell premieres

1996 History

Famous Deaths

  • (Catherine) Jo Van Fleet, American Tony and Academy Award-winning actress (The Trip To Bountiful; East of Eden; Cool Hand Luke), dies at 81 [or 80, birth date disputed]
  • Hugh Mitchell, American politician (Senator-D-Washington 1944-46, Rep-D-Washington 1949-63), dies at 89
  • Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, Austrian painter, dies at 89
  • Norman Lambert, British restaurateur, dies at 63 (b. 1933)
  • Uno Chiyo, Japanese writer (Confessions of Love), dies at 98

About June 10, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tha Crossroads - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  • UK #1 Song: Killing Me Softly - Fugees