On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1996

Historical Events

Film & TV History

"Twister" disaster film written by Michael Crichton starring Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton premieres

Actress Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt
Novelist Michael Crichton
Michael Crichton
  • 2 US Marine helicopters collided during joint US & British war games
  • Excel Communications, Inc. becomes the youngest company ever to join the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), trading under the symbol (ECI)
1996 Highlights

About May 10, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus