What Happened on October 10, 1996

Historical Events

  • "Sex & Longing" opens at Cort Theater NYC
  • Cornerstone dedication for Holocaust Museum in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • David Viscott, American psychiatrist and media personality, dies at 58
  • Dick Pickering, British trade unionist, dies of a heart attack at 54
  • Hugh Stirling Mackenzie, British Royal Navy officer, dies at 83
  • John Hillaby, English writer and traveller, dies at 79
  • Siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist, dies at 65

About October 10, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) - Los Del Rio
  • UK #1 Song: Setting Sun - Chemical Brothers