What Happened on May 10, 2006

Historical Events

  • Giogio Napolitano is elected President of Italy, first former communist to become President

Famous Deaths

  • A. M. Rosenthal, American journalist and newspaper editor (NY Times), dies at 84
  • Raizo Matsuno, Japanese politician (b. 1917)
  • Soraya [Lamilla], Colombian-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, arranger and record producer ("Amor En Tus Ojos / Love In Your Eyes"'; "Casi"), dies of breast cancer at 37
  • Val Guest, British film director (b. 1911)
2006 Highlights

About May 10, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 17 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: SOS - Rihanna
  • UK #1 Song: Crazy - Gnarls Barkley